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VOL XXIII, NO 73

Cooling Tower Refurbished With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Hospital, Memphis Tennessee USA

 
 

Application Date:

2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Cooling Tower with severe corrosion in cold water basins

 
 

Problem:

The corroded and holed areas needed repair and the cold water basin needed sealing to prevent leakage and future corrosion.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 3121 (MR7)
Belzona® 5811 (immersion Grade)
Belzona® 1121 (Super XL Metal)
 

Substrate:

Galvanized steel plates

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets TCC-1, TCC-5 and RPA-1. The steel was grit blasted, holes repaired with Belzona® 1121. Seams sealed with Belzona® 3121 and Belzona® 5811 applied to provide overall corrosion protection.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

A new tower would cost $80,000 and downtime would have been weeks. The hospital needed a 5 day turnaround which was achieved using Belzona.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Cooling Tower overview
  2. Blasting the Cold Water Basin
  3. Belzona® 3121 over the seams
  4. Final coat of Belzona® 5811
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com