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VOL XVIII, NO 41

Belzona® Flange Repair System On Offshore Process Vessel

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Offshore Oil Company - UK North Sea

 
 

Application Date:

May 2003

 
 

Application Situation:

Nozzle flange faces on offshore degasser vessel

 
 

Problem:

Failure of the glass flake lining material on the flange face had led to severe corrosion on 11 nozzle flange faces.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Coated steel.

 
 

Application Method:

The flange faces were then reformed using equivalent weldneck flanges in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-13.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

A total of ten flange faces were reformed, and saved using this Belzona technique. The work was completed over several days without the need for any type of hot work, thus saving the customer significant costs in welding time, quality control as well as eliminating much of the risk associated with hot work offshore.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Offshore degasser vessel
  2. Flange prior to refurbishment showing failed glass flake coating
  3. Following refurbishment with Belzona® 1111
 
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