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VOL XVII, NO 47

Belzona® Protects Large Butterfly Valve

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power station - Ireland

 
 

Application Date:

2003

 
 

Application Situation:

Butterfl y valve from cooling water system.

 
 

Problem:

Severe erosion-corrosion on the body and particularly the valve disc.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets VPF-1 and VPF-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Weld repairs were not considered viable on the cast iron valve body. Belzona was the only cost effective alternative to replacing the valves at a cost of approximately €20,000 ($24,000).

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Valve removed
  2. Degree of erosion on the disc clearly evident
  3. Application underway
  4. Completed application
 
 
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