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VOL XIX, NO 88

Formation Of Low Profile Oil Containment Traps With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Mobile machinery manufacturer, Wales

 
 

Application Date:

Ongoing since 1995

 
 

Application Situation:

Production floor area around machinery. Creation of oil/chemical containment areas around machinery.

 
 

Problem:

The problem is leaking oil (or chemicals) from machinery which seeps/spills/runs across the floor and into pedestrian walkways. This causes problems from both an environmental standpoint and also safety as oily floors equals slip hazards(multiplied by its proximity to machinery).

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4111 (Magma-Quartz)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The area where the containment trap is to be created is carefully chosen so as not to create a potential trip hazard. The application is carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-9. Two-inch plastic pipe sections, cut in half length wise are used to form the Belzona® 4111 containment dam.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Like all good Belzona applications it is done with minimal downtime, it is performed in-situ, it is cost effective, it certainly looks the part, it protects the environment and it addresses serious safety concerns.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Agreed area around machinery prepared
  2. Pipe removed Belzona® 4111 trap formed
  3. Finished job neat and effective
 
 
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