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VOL XXII, NO 18

Large Hole In Tank Repaired With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Coal fired Power Plant, Missouri

 
 

Application Date:

2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Large tank used to store river water to feed to boilers

 
 

Problem:

The tank developed a large hole in the top due to years of corrosion

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1121 (Super XL-Metal)
 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Tank was repaired in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-1. Doubler plate was bonded over the holed area.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

No outage was scheduled that would allow the plant to replace the tank. Replacement would also have been costly and time consuming. Recent belt and shaft repairs completed using Belzona products at the plant had given the plant engineers confidence in Belzona Products.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the tank
  2. Surface preparation underway
  3. Doubler plate being positioned and bonded in place
  4. Completed repair
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com