KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXIII, NO 45

Transformer Leaks Sealed With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power Plant, West Tennessee U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Transformers were leaking oil at the flanges.

 
 

Problem:

Oil leaks creating an environmental hazard. Transformers could not be drained for repair.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1161 (Super UW Metal)
Belzona® 2221 (MP Fluid Elastomer)
 

Substrate:

steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out using a modified Belzona Know-How System Leaflet GSS-4. Leak was temporarily stopped with Belzona® 1161. Mold then created around the flanges and Belzona® 2221 poured into the mold to completely encapsulate the flange.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona was much cheaper than bringing in a leak repair team.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Overview of the area
  2. Stopping the leak with Belzona® 1161
  3. Pouring Belzona® 2221 into the mold
  4. Final view of cured Belzona
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com