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Belzona® Solves Holed Tank & Handrail Problem



Petrochemical (PETR)



Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)


Customer Location:

Chemical Manufacturer (Chromium), UK


Application Date:

May 2005


Application Situation:

Holed chemical tank & corroded handrail support.



General corrosion on this old chemical tank had left a hole at the top under a handrail support.



Belzona® 1111 (Super-Metal)




Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5. After a preparation involving needle-gunning & abrading a support plate was bonded onto the underside of the repair area using Belzona® 1111. Once this had cured the whole area was then rebuilt using Belzona® 1111 incorporating reinforcing sheet.


Belzona Facts:

No hot work was allowed when the tank was in use so the customer originally wanted the repair to last to the next shutdown in 9 months at which time they planned to carry out a fabrication repair. After inspection during the shutdown they decided the Belzona repair was sound & a fabricated repair was not necessary.


Photographs Description

  1. View of corroded area.
  2. Surface preparation ongoing.
  3. Rebuilding with Belzona® 1111.
  4. The completed repair.
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