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VOL XII, NO 23

Belzona® Refurbishes Raw Juice Heater

 
 

Industry:

Sugar (SUGR)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Sugar Cane Mill in Australia

 
 

Application Date:

1997

 
 

Application Situation:

Raw sugar juice heater

 
 

Problem:

Erosion/corrosion of around tubes on tube sheet surface. Operation of heater proved ineffective and presented a safety hazard.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R- Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflet HEX-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona repair eliminated the need for machining, which would have been both time consuming and costly.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Juice heater. 
  2. Erosion around tubes. 
  3. Forming technique used to rebuild and seal around tubes. 
  4. View of tube sheet surface after one year in service.
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 Case study pic four

 

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