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VOL XXVIII, NO 183

Belzona® Keeps A Transformer In Service

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Fans, Blowers and Compressors (FBC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Lewiston, ID, USA

 
 

Application Date:

May, 2014

 
 

Application Situation:

Electrical transformer.

 
 

Problem:

Welds on the circulation pipes of an electrical transformer were leaking oil, causing an environmental hazard, as well as a mechanical problem, and loss of oil which is essential to proper operation of transformers.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1161 (Super UW-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona System Leaflet FBC-6. A grinder was used to prepare the surface, then Belzona 1161 was used to seal the seeping leak.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona 1161 is a invaluable tool to this transformer field maintenance crew. It allows them to fix active oil leaks on their transformers in any weather conditions with oil residue or water still being present due to Belzona 1161 oil and water tolerant properties.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Leaking welds on the circulation pipes

2. Application completed

 
 
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