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VOL XXIII, NO 13

No Floor? No Problem For Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Industrial Gas Producer, North Alabama

 
 

Application Date:

2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Cooling Tower Floor was corroded away.

 
 

Problem:

Floor was corroded badly and needed replacing during an outage.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1121 (Super XL Metal)
Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)
Belzona® 3121 (MR-7)
 

Substrate:

Galvanized Sheet Metal

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets HEX-12 and GSS-3. The floor was abrasive blasted and new sheet metal cold plate bonded in place with Belzona® 1121. The seams were sealed with Belzona® 3121. Two coats of Belzona® 5811 were applied over the cold well surfaces.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Replacement of the tower was over $75,000. Repairs were made for $10,000 in Belzona.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Cooling tower protected from the weather
  2. Sealing the seams with Belzona® 3121
  3. First coat of Belzona® 5811 being applied
  4. Completed application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com