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VOL XXXII, NO 21

Belzona® Weatherproofs The Roof And Saves Electrical Equipment On Offshore Platform

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Gulf of Mexico, USA

 
 

Application Date:

September 2016

 
 

Application Situation:

Metal building with leaking roof on offshore platform. Electrical equipment housings inside building are getting corrosion damage.

 
 

Problem:

Water leaking into a metal building from existing patches on the roof and porous weld seams. Other types of epoxy repairs were tried, but failed due to the harsh offshore weather.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1121 (Super XL-Metal)

Belzona 5111 (Ceramic Cladding)

Belzona 5811 (Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel

 
 

Application Method:

Belzona 1121 is used to seal porous welds and fill gaps in existing welded metal patches. Belzona 5811 is used to seal all surfaces. Belzona 5111 is used as a top coat to provide durable weather resistance.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Building replacement was not an option due to very high costs.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. After abrasive blasting some metal patches were loose.

2. Metal plate perimeter and holes sealed with 1121.

3. Spray application of 5811 beige and non-skid aggregate.

4. Spray application of 5111 gray top coat.

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