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VOL XXVIII, NO 203

Belzona® Repairs Purge Tank

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

South Florida, USA

 
 

Application Date:

May 2014

 
 

Application Situation:

Purge tank with hot water.

 
 

Problem:

A purge tank was getting corroded to the point that hot water was seeping through small holes in the tank. Leakage and safety were a great concern.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1511 (Super HT-Metal)

Belzona 5892

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance to modified versions of Belzona's Know-How System Leaflets TCC-1 and TCC-15.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The use of Belzona to bond patches over most affected sections proved to be quicker and easier to do than welding. Replacing the tank would have been almost impossible due to costs.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Condition of the tank
  2. Tank after grit-blasting
  3. Bonding metal patches using Belzona 1511
  4. View of the tank after two coats of Belzona 5892
 
 
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