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Belzona® Saves Recycling Drum At Paper Mill



Pulp & Paper (PLPR)



Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)


Customer Location:

Paper Mill in North America


Application Date:

April 1997


Application Situation:

Recycling drum (30' long and 10' diameter) used to recycle newsprint operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 120°F and ph 10-11.



Bi-metallic corrosion on approximately 70% of the weld.



Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)



Carbon steel and incompatible weld


Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflet TCC-5.


Belzona Facts:

The customer saved literally millions of dollars in replacement cost and downtime. The corrosion problem has been stopped.


Photographs Description

  1. Entrance to 30' long and 10' diameter recycling drum.  
  2. Close-up view of corroded seams.  
  3. Seam areas rebuilt with Belzona® 1311. Entire drum received two coats of Belzona® 1321 for erosion/corrosion protection.
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