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VOL XXV, NO 23

Belzona® Seals Joints In Underground Pipeline

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power plant, Western Kentucky

 
 

Application Date:

2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Underground Concrete Pipes from the Cooling Tower to the Condensor.

 
 

Problem:

Power Plant was losing the cooling water through the expansion joints at the concrete pipe junctions.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4111 (Magma Quartz)

Belzona® 2211 (MP Hi Build Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets HEX-13a and 13b. Joints were grit blasted before Belzona® 4111 was used to repair joint edges. Finally joints were sealed  with Belzona® 2211.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Other sealants had failed. Belzona was chosen to seal leaks in ten joints. Belzona provides excellent adhesion to existing concrete and high elasticity of Belzona® 2211 ensures an effective long term watertight seal.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Joints before the application of Belzona
  2. Joints before the application of Belzona
  3. Application of Belzona® 2211
  4. Completed application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com