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VOL XXII, NO 121, ELITE

Belzona® Provides Long Term Protection Against Under Floor Corrosion

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Petrochemical Plant - UK

 
 

Application Date:

May 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Carbon steel Paraxylene storage tank.

 
 

Problem:

As a result of water ingress through the mastic type seal, under floor corrosion had occured to an extent that the floor needed replacing. The customer was looking for a longer lasting, more effective base seal to satify government agency requirements.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 3111 (Flexible Membrane System)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel, Ashphalt & Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet GSS-3

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This company chose to apply the Belzona system to this tank because it demonstrated their determination to increase the life of their asset. As a result of the success of this tank base seal this company has applied the system to a further 16 tanks to date. The company has also now specified the system for all tanks on-site with a further 6 already scheduled for completion. Furthermore the engineer on-site has also provided us with a testimonial letter stating their satifaction with the system.

 
 

Photographs Description

Before application of the Belzona system after new floor fittedApplication in progressApplication completeCompleted application over 2 years later

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