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VOL XXIII, NO 109

Belzona® Seals Leak In Oil Storage Tank

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power Station, Ravenna, Italy

 
 

Application Date:

March 2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Oil storage tank

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion of the metal flooring caused a severe leakage of oil into the environment. Welding was not possible.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1161 (Super UW Metal)

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know How System Leaflet TCC-1. Area under the leak excavated before doubler plates could be bonded and supported in position with adjustable jacks.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

No welding! Belzona saved the power plant from causing considerable damage to the environment.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of the leakage after the area was blasted
  2. Belzona® 1161 being applied
  3. Belzona® 1111 applied on the metal plate
  4. Positioning and fixing the metal plate with clamps and adjustable risers
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com