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VOL XXXI, NO 121

Offshore Pipeline Internally Protected With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Petrobras/QGI, China

 
 

Application Date:

May/June 2016

 
 

Application Situation:

Approximately 1Km of seawater injection pipelines for two large FPSO's.

 
 

Problem:

360 Pipe spools ranging between 200mm to 400mm and averaging 6000mm long, to be given internal protection against corrosion.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1331

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet VPF-2. Following surface preparation by grit blasting, the Belzona 1331 was applied directly onto the prepared surface using a plural feed heated airless spin-spray method.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona 1331 system not only protects the internal pipe surfaces from the effects of corrosion and erosion but the smooth surface will also reduce friction and turbulence in order to increase flow efficiency.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Pipe spools blasted and ready for coating 2. Spin-spraying underway using Belzona 1331 3. Integrity testing using High voltage spark test 4. Some of the spools inspected and finished

 
 
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