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VOL XXXI, NO 192

Belzona® Repairs Copper Pipe

 
 

Industry:

Food & Drink (FOOD)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

North Carolina, USA

 
 

Application Date:

September 2015

 
 

Application Situation:

1500 gallon glycol tank line.  

 
 

Problem:

A leak in a copper return line coming from a 1500 gallon glycol tank at the Micro Brewery.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 9611 (ES-Metal)

Belzona 1212

Belzona 9341 (Reinforcement Tape)

 

Substrate:

Copper

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with the modified of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11. A worm of Belzona 9611 was applied to the leaking pipe. The tourniquet from the Belzona 9611 kit was applied and left overnight. The tourniquet was removed the next day and the surface was prepared further with acetone and heat. The final step was applying Belzona 1212 with Belzona 9341.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The customer's 1500 gallon glycol tank was leaking 2 gallons a day at $8.00 per gallon. This was their first time being Belzona customer and they were very pleased with the products. This repair allowed production to continue and prevented the costly draining of the glycol tank.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Prepared worm of Belzona 9611
  2. Tourniquet applied
  3. Application of Belzona 1212 with Belzona 9341
  4. Completed application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com