KHIA headerKnow-How in Action


Belzona® Helps Under Fire



General Industry (GIND)



Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)


Customer Location:

Cement Company, Miami, FL


Application Date:

May, 2008


Application Situation:

Bauxite Bin and Raw Mill



This is a very corrosive environment due to the nature of the raw material and the high temperatures used in the process led to serious corrosion on the plant. A serious fire, However, accelerated the situation and the bauxite bin could not be used anymore, forcing a shutdown at the plant.



Belzona® 1121 (Super XL Metal)

Belzona® 3921 (GSC Surface Conditioner)

Belzona® 5111 (Ceramic Cladding)



Carbon Steel


Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflets TCC-1 and TCC-5.


Belzona Facts:

Belzona products have proven to be a success in the plant to prevent bridging and provide protection against the environment. Also, the quickness on the response ended saving the cement plant close to $250,000 in operation costs. Belzona solution allowed for the rebuilding of the seriously damaged areas with Belzona® 1121, then Belzona® 3921 and Belzona® 5111 system as the final coating providing corrosion and abrasion resistance in the hot environment.


Photographs Description

  1. Bauxite Bin After The Fire
  2. Raw Mill after application of Belzona® 3921
  3. Bauxite Bin during first coat of Belzona® 5111
  4. Bauxite Bin after completion of the application
Case study pic one


 Case study pic two


 Case study pic three


 Case study pic four


For more information about Belzona visit: