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VOL XXIX, NO 101

Belzona® Internal Lining To Protect Offshore Process Vessels

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil and Gas Producer, UK North Sea

 
 

Application Date:

2013

 
 

Application Situation:

2 x HP and 1 x LP Separators (max operating 85°C and 11 bar, Oil/Gas/Water mixture) and knock out drums designed in carbon steel and specified with Belzona internal lining as an alternative to internal metal cladding.

 
 

Problem:

New build vessel, corrosion and erosion protection

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1391S and 1391T

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application carried out according to the project Method Statement and Quality Control Procedure.  Belzona 1391T was used to stripe coat, prior to spray application of Belzona 1391S as a 2 coat system.  Lining integrity inspection was carried out using a high voltage holiday detector (spark tester).  Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets - TCC-5 for protecting and rebuilding steelwork

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This engineering company was awarded the EPC contract based on their proposal to internally line process vessels using Belzona materials as an alternative to stainless steel cladding. As part of this project, one package was awarded to a fabricator in the Netherlands (3 separators) and another package was awarded in the UAE (6 knock out drums).

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of the HP Separator
  2. Surface preparation completed and identification of the areas to be stripe coated 
  3. Spray application in progress
  4. Completed application after inspection
 
 
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