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VOL XXI, NO 64

Belzona® Tank Base Sealing Prevents Stress Corrosion Cracking

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Chemical Manufacturer (UK)

 
 

Application Date:

October 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Stainless steel storage tank base seal

 
 

Problem:

Materials engineers on-site had highlighted that a stress corrosion cracking environment could be created if water was allowed to ingress under the tank floor.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 3111 (Flexible Membrane) System

 

Substrate:

Stainless Steel & Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet GSS-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This company had previously fitted the Belzona System to eight of their carbon steel tanks & have now fitted it to three of their stainless steel tanks. The System is now the chosen one for this customer & a program is in place to apply to further tanks on-site.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of Stainless Steel tank
  2. Close up of base prior to fitting the system
  3. Close up of the applied System
  4. Tank Base sealing Systems side by side
 
 
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