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VOL XXII, NO 65

Belzona® Repairs Corroded Pipework On Methane Tank

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Water treatment plant, Bulgaria

 
 

Application Date:

July 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Pipework for collection of the gases on tank top cover

 
 

Problem:

Corroded area and leaking hole on the Methane pipework.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4301 (Magma CR1 Hi-Build)

Belzona® 3121 (MR7)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet VPF-11a. Belzona® 4301 was applied with reinforcement plates over the holed areas. Further Belzona® 3121 with Reinforcing Sheet was applied over the severely corroded areas for protection and to prevent gas leakage.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona was choosen as a simple and cost effective repair approach with fast return of the equipment to operation. The conventional repair by welding was not an option in this situation because of the hot work danger.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Damaged areas preview
  2. Belzona® 4301 applied with reinforcement plates
  3. Belzona® 3121 applied over the corroded areas
 
Case study pic one

 

 
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 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

 
 
For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com