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VOL XXVII, NO 35

Belzona® Cold Bonding Stops Pipe Vibrations

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Petrochemical Plant, Bohai Bay, China

 
 

Application Date:

2010

 
 

Application Situation:

Petrochemical storage tank roof.

 
 

Problem:

During loading and unloading, the pipework suffered from vibration. Increased frequency of loading and discharge was exacerbating the problem and structural damage was a concern. Additional supports were designed to solve problem but due to safety restrictions, no hot work was allowed. Cold bonding of additional supports using Belzona was therefore specified.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-15.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona provided the client with the solution to eliminate vibrations by installing additional supports on the tank roof. The cold bonding avoided hot work. The modification was achieved in just 4 hours.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Surface preparation
  2. Application of Belzona® 1111
  3. Application completed
  4. Overview of the tank top pipework
 
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