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VOL XXVIII, NO 5

Belzona® Seals Field Joints On Platform Riser

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Major Oil Company, Azerbaijan

 
 

Application Date:

June, 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

42 field joints on under-deck riser.

 
 

Problem:

Shrink fit neoprene sleeves had failed. Operating temperature 70-80°C.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 2141 (ACR-Fluid Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Glass filled epoxy coated steel & Neoprene.

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS-21.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona was selected based on its ability to be applied in-situ. This, together with its ability to bond to the hot surfaces, confirmed by a series of trials carried out in the clients workshops, led to all 42 joints being encapsulated with the Belzona system

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Trials carried out in clients workshop 
  2. First coat of Belzona 2141 being applied 
  3. Some of the sealed riser joints 
  4. Close up of a sealed joint
 
 
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