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VOL XVIII, NO 34

Belzona® Emergency Leak Sealing: Three Hours Later - It’S Ready

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Fertilizer producer in Egypt

 
 

Application Date:

October 2003

 
 

Application Situation:

Natural gas separator operating at 43 bar pressure

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion of vessel had caused leak.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1291 (ES Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 1291 was initially used in conjunction with a metal clamp to stem the leak before applying Belzona® 1111 with Belzona® 9341 (Reinforcement Tape) to complete the application. Repair completed quickly and safely without heat so preventing the need for a major plant shut-down.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Belzona® 1291 used in conjunction with metal clamp to initially stem the leak
  2. Belzona® 1111 plus Belzona® 9341 (Reinforcement Tape) applied to strengthen the repair
  3. Repair completed in 3 hours
 
 
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