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VOL XII, NO 2

Belzona® Provides Long Lasting Pipe Supports

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

International Oil Company

 
 

Application Date:

February 1997

 
 

Application Situation:

Product and services pipelines at oil terminal. There are five separate pipelines of differing diameter.

 
 

Problem:

Severe corrosion of original pipe supports and pipe in way of support points.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1121 (Super XL-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

New pipe saddle supports and wear pads were bonded in place in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflet VPF-15.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Welding of new supports was not possible due to unloading of LPG and oil from tankers at regular intervals. Tests showed Belzona® 1121 provided corrosion resistant bond that required 25 tons to remove bracket.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of terminal 
  2. Typical corroded state of original supports  
  3. New saddle bonded in place prior to re-painting of the pipe
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com