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VOL XXI, NO 52

Belzona® Coated Chillers 10 Years On

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Olympic Stadium: Montréal, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

1996

 
 

Application Situation:

2500 ton Chiller units used for the Olympic Installations

 
 

Problem:

Premature corrosion was taking place and long term protection was needed.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)
 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was done according to Belzona System leaflet HEX-1. After 10 years, Separator was sandblasted and entirely re-coated. Small touch ups were needed on covers and separator slides. The gap on separator was opened up with sandblast to solve this problem and sliding was made easier.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Yearly maintenance since coating in 1996 has been easier and cleaner. Protection of this expensive equipment is essential and Belzona coating has been proven to be long lasting and cost effective.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The chiller units
  2. The covers required minor touch-up
  3. The separator bar after 10 years
  4. The separator good for another 10 years
 
 
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