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VOL XVII, NO 41

Belzona® Bonds Support Pads And Rails

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Refi nery - Brazil

 
 

Application Date:

November 2001

 
 

Application Situation:

Bonding of support pads and rails.

 
 

Problem:

Welding of metal rails was totally out of the question as it would have compromised the integrity of the internal coating.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Rails and support pads had to be installed to serve as a support structure for the thermal insulation pads. Ten more tanks have been completed since this initial application.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Surface preparation consisted of blasting the exterior metal surface of the tank. 
  2. Soon thereafter, the pads and rails were installed using the Belzona® 1111. 
  3. The thermal insulation pads are being installed, using the rails as support members.
 
 
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