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VOL XXXI, NO 148

Belzona® Protects New Glycol Tank

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Steel fabrication company, Scotland, UK

 
 

Application Date:

June 2016

 
 

Application Situation:

A newly fabricated tank for an industrial refrigeration system was in need of corrosion protection.

 
 

Problem:

The tank is to contain Propylene Glycol so it was expected that in service corrosion would be experienced. A short turn around time was required for this tank to be returned to service within the customers expectations. Access was also restricted within the tank due to the internal furniture.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 5811 (Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Mild steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona system Leaflet TCC-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The choice was between a corrosion resistant coating & fabricating a new tank out of stainless steel. Cost & lead time favored the coating option.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Newly fabricated tank

2. Tank onsite, laid on its side

3. Coating underway

4. Completed application

 
 
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