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VOL XXI, NO 30, ELITE

Maintenance Of Belzona® Coated Separator After 9 Years In Service

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

North Sea Platform, UK

 
 

Application Date:

Nov 1997

 
 

Application Situation:

In situ re-coat of the 1st stage separator in a time restricted shut down. Inspection in August 2006.

 
 

Problem:

Previous glass flake system had failed and had suffered corrosion damage to the vessel wall. Belzona inspected after 9 years and only problems caused by local areas of mechanical damage.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic HT)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

After 9 years in service, the vessel was returned to service with only the need for localized repairs.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Vessel being coated in 1997. 
  2. Vessel inspection in 2006. 
  3. Vessel Inspection 2006. 
  4. Localised Repair 2006.
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com