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VOL XIX, NO 32

Belzona: Stops Leaks In Cooling Towers

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power Plant in South Texas

 
 

Application Date:

March 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Cooling tower basin

 
 

Problem:

Leaking water was causing economic concerns. The old joint sealants had worn down and ground movement caused leaks in the concrete floor and walls.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2211 (MP Hi-Build Elastomer)

Belzona® 2221 (MP Fluid Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet HEX-13b.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona's elongation and superior adhesion characteristics were demonstrated using bricks. Client selected Belzona based on product capabilities, Belzona Know-How and excellent local service. Alternative considered was a spray on urethane system that did not have the desired elongation.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Cooling tower
  2. Expansion joints being prepared
  3. Belzona® 2221 being poured into backed joints
  4. Finished joint holds back rainwater
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com