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VOL XIX, NO 75, ELITE

Belzona® 1311/1321, 10+ Years And Still Going

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

June 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Process vessels at a Fertilizer Manufacturing facility

 
 

Problem:

Extensive pitting corrosion and erosion in bottom of the vessels and around a manway.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel

 
 

Application Method:

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

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 1311/1321 was applied to these vessels 10 years ago. 80% of product was still in excellent shape and was only frost blasted to allow for a new coat. Severe pitting corrosion had occured in areas that were not protected by the Belzona system 10 years earlier.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. 10 year old Belzona® 1311/1321 system
  2. 10 year old Belzona® blast cleaned
  3. New Belzona® 1311/1321 system applied
  4. Vessel interior with a fresh Belzona® 1321 two coat system applied
 
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