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VOL XXII, NO 102

Belzona® Tank Plate Bonding

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil Distributor, Merseyside, England

 
 

Application Date:

October 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Holed storage tank roofs.

 
 

Problem:

Existing coating had delaminated from tank roofs exposing steelwork underneath. This in turn corroded resulting in holed tank roofs.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1121 (Super XL-Metal)

Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Mild Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflets TCC-1 & TCC-5. Belzona® 1121 used to bond plates. Repair then overcoated with Belzona® 5811 to provide corrosion protection.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Customer chose cold repair over welding as tanks contained parrafin and diesel.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General condition of tank roofs
  2. Blasting the substrate
  3. Plates in position & Belzona® 5811 being applied
  4. Completed application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com