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VOL XXII, NO 126

Belzona® In-Situ Tank Repair

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Automobile component manufacturer, UK

 
 

Application Date:

December 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Paint booth process water tank

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion and leaking tank. To replace tank with new was costly and would result in production downtime of 7-10 working days.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)
 

Substrate:

Mild steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets TCC-1 & -3. doubler plates were bonded over perforated steelwork before applying corrosion resistant coating.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The alternative method of replacing tanks with new was 3 times as expensive, and turnaround would have been 7-10 working days. Belzona method was complete within 24 hours with no interuption to production.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Tank cleaned and shot blasted
  2. Vacuum column prior to plate being bonded
  3. Remedial work/plates bonded in place
  4. Tank complete after 2 coats of Belzona® 5811
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com