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Belzona® Protection Of Co2 Compressor



General Industry (GIND)



Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)


Customer Location:

Soda plant, Bulgaria


Application Date:

October, 2005


Application Situation:

100,000 m³/h multistage centrifugal compressor of CO2  



Erosion/corrosion damages on the outlet section due to high temperatures (110°C), water injection and acid contaminated flue gas.



Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)Belzona® 1392 (Ceramic HT2)



Cast Iron


Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-3,CEP-5 and SHM-7.


Belzona Facts:

No other effective alternative available. Stainless steel cladding was fit on the most damaged sections using Belzona® 1311 to provide further protection. Inspection after 6 months and 2,000 working hours of the unit reviewed only slight discolouration and loss of gloss. According to this application method five compressors have been protected in the plant.


Photographs Description

Erosion/corrosion damage to the internal surfaces reviewed after blastingBelzona® 1392 appliedBelzona® 1311 used to fix the stainless steel platesView of the protected internal profile after 2,000 working hours in service of application made in 2005

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