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VOL XXX, NO 132

Live Water Leak Clamped With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Hospital, Northern Texas, USA

 
 

Application Date:

2011

 
 

Application Situation:

Hot water line at a hospital

 
 

Problem:

The hot water line was leaking from an expansion tank to the 2" line. The supply of hot water could not be shut off since it fed water to the emergency room.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel Pipe

 
 

Application Method:

A clamp was fabricated at a machine shop. The clamp had a threaded drain and matched threaded fittings. Belzona 1111 was applied to secure clamp to the hot water line.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This saved a major disruption to the hospital's emergency room. There was no alternative solution except replacement.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Leaking pipe cleaned
  2. Clamp ready to go
  3. Application of Belzona 1111
  4. Clamp installed
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com