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VOL XXII, NO 99, ELITE

Belzona® Emergency Leak Sealing

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Waste Water Utility / Oklahoma

 
 

Application Date:

April, 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Main effluent line operating at 35psi could not be shut down since plant already operating above normal capacity.

 
 

Problem:

Line sprung a leak in an odd spot right next to a chemical injection nozzle which made the repair impossible with a normal clamp.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1291 (ES Metal)Belzona 1221 (Super E Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with the Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11a.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona saved the day for this plant as they feared this leak would keep growing. Two years later this repair is still holding fine.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Rags over leak to keep the spray down
  2. Sanding the leak and getting wet
  3. Belzona® 1291 applied and leak stopped
  4. Belzona® 1221 applied and leak fixed for good
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com