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VOL XXII, NO 152

Two Day Belzona® Repair To Heat Exchanger

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Steel Manufacturer, Jordan

 
 

Application Date:

May, 2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Heat exchanger.

 
 

Problem:

Heat exchanger was suffering bimetallic corrosion (copper tubes, steel tube sheet and cast iron covers), causing leakage on the tube sheet.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel tube sheet, and cast iron covers.

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets HEX-1 & HEX-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This application reduced the down time of the factory, because repairing process was accomplished within two days, and there is no other way to fix quickly.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Severe corrosion after surface preparation
  2. Tube ends sealed during application
  3. Division bar seal face reformed
  4. Rebuilding and coating the end cover with division bar
 
 
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