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VOL XXXI, NO 54

Belzona® Repairs Leaking Hexane Process Pipe

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Adhesive Manufacturer, Cramlington, UK

 
 

Application Date:

February 2016

 
 

Application Situation:

Customer had a through wall leak on a Hexane supply line to their manufacturing process.

 
 

Problem:

Customer had been using a temporary pipe wrap which did not offer a permanent solution. Leaking of the pipe was a Health & Safety issue due to the volatility of the Hexane product flowing through the process pipework.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11 application method a). The process plant was isolated and pipework drained before carrying out surface preparation and application of Belzona 1111.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Due to the temporary nature of the repair method that they were using, the Belzona solution removed the Health & Safety risk whilst also providing a permanent repair.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Temporary pipe wrap
  2. Removal of temporary pipe wrap
  3. Permanent Belzona repair
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com