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VOL XXII, NO 32

Belzona® 5851 Helps Avoids Shut Down

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Production Rig North Sea

 
 

Application Date:

May 2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Weathering of the original paint system on high temperature Duplex lines.

 
 

Problem:

The loss of the original paint system exposed the pipe work to a risk of stress corrosion cracking whenever the fire protection Deluge system were tested.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 5851 (HA Barrier)

 

Substrate:

Duplex

 
 

Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with modified Belzona System Leaflet VPF-2. The pipe- work was wet-blasted to remove poorly adhering paintwork and any salts from the substrate.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Allowing the application to be carried out whilst the platform was live meant that the platform did not have to shut down. Cost of shutdown in lost production is measured in millions of dollars a day. Testimonial received from RBG highlighting the benefits of the System.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Manifold showing weathering of paintwork 
  2. Belzona® 5851 applied to exposed pipe work 
  3. Belzona® 5851 applied to exposed pipe work 
  4. Belzona® 5851 applied to the manifold
 
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