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VOL XXI, NO 49, ELITE

Belzona® Flange Reform Gives Five Years Of Leak Free Service

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

FPSO North Sea, UK

 
 

Application Date:

August 2002

 
 

Application Situation:

Oil Transfer Hose on FPSO in the North Sea Oil & Gas Industry

 
 

Problem:

Hose failed its pressure test prior to being built into a replacement string.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet VPF-13.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Hose would have been scrapped at a cost of £25,000.00, the string change out would have been delayed leading to a reduction in the unloading frequency from the FPSO. Belzona repair in excellent condition after 5 years in service.

 
 

Photographs Description

Flange face blasted ready for forming Face formed and pressure tested to 16 Bar After 5 years service Close up of the reformed face after 5 years service

 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com