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VOL XXIX, NO 109

Cooling Water Pipe Rebuilt And Protected With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Orange, TX

 
 

Application Date:

March 2013

 
 

Application Situation:

Splash and spill from the nearby cooling tower caused severe pitting on the top portion of the cooling water pipes. Pipes were so thin that leaks were springing up weekly.

 
 

Problem:

The customer had a short outage where the cooling pipes had to be repaired or replaced. Repairing with Belzona gave the cusotmer a quick turnaround and was much more economical.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona 5811 (Immersion Grade)

Belzona 5111 (Ceramic Cladding)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona had the repairs done in days, whereas replacement would have taken weeks, with a much more economical solution and a long lasting repair.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Before application.
  2. Through-holes and pitting filled.
  3. Completed application.
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com