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VOL XVII, NO 26

Spalled Concrete Vaults Are Reconstructed With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Natural Gas Processing Plant in New Mexico,U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

September 2001

 
 

Application Situation:

The entire secondary containment system of the plant consists of a small collection of vaults interconnected by 8-inch cast iron piping.

 
 

Problem:

Over the years the different thermal expansion characteristics of the pipes caused the concrete surrounding pipes in the vault to spall.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4141 (Magma Build)

Belzona® 4911 (Magma TX Conditioner)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-9.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

An EPA inspection was imminent. The plant chose Belzona to rectify their problems. The EPA inspection went well.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Some of the spalls were 8 inches deep
  2. Belzona® 4911 applied, application of Belzona® 4141 in progress
  3. Admiring the reconstructed unit
 
 
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