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VOL XVIII, NO 46

Belzona® Solutions For Leaks

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Animal food manufacturing - Missouri, USA

 
 

Application Date:

June 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Filter drain - below grade.

 
 

Problem:

Filler used between the drain pipe and the wall when constructed was allowing water to seep through the one inch gap around the pipe and collect underground. A $10,000 fine from environmental concerns was on the horizon.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4111 (Magma-Quartz)

Belzona® 4211 (Magma-Stop)

 

Substrate:

PVC Pipe, concrete wall, concrete slab beneath the discharge pipe.

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11b.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The leak was stopped with Belzona® 4211, and then the area was dried with a hot air gun. Belzona® 4111 was used to seal off the leak permanently. This job was done outside during a heavy rainstorm.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Visible leak
  2. Leak sealing with Belzona® 4211 in process
  3. External heat was applied to decrease curing time and ensure the area was dry
  4. Finishing the application
 
 
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