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VOL XXVIII, NO 55

Belzona® Repairs Glass Lined Reactor

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Chemical Plant, Israel

 
 

Application Date:

2009

 
 

Application Situation:

Chemical Reactor used to produce industrial cleaners and disinfectants. The process uses a mixture of acids and alkalis at an operating temperature up to 70°C.

 
 

Problem:

Duo to the operational environment the glass lining in the reactor and on the agitator paddle was severely damaged exposing the base metal to severe corrosion.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona 1392 (Ceramic HT2)

 

Substrate:

Steel & Glass

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know How System Leaflets TCC-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Due to the extent of damage, especially on the paddle area, no other repairs alternative was available. The only option was replacing the reactor with new unit. The Belzona solution was completed on site and the unit was back to service in two days. The unit was inspected in 2012 and apart from slight erosion on the paddle was found in excellent condition.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The reactor
  2. Damage on the paddle
  3. Reactor damage
  4. Completed reactor repairs
 
 
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