KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXVII, NO 30

Storage Tank Roof Repaired Using Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Petroleum Company, Egypt.

 
 

Application Date:

December, 2008.

 
 

Application Situation:

Heavy slops tank.

 
 

Problem:

Several holes in the tank roof.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® Marine Metal.

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-1.Metal patches were formed to cover the holes and were bonded into place using Belzona Marine metal. The unsafe roof forced the applicators to use winches to support the plates and technicians on the tank to solve the problem.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The plates were successfully bonded using Belzona Marine Metal, avoiding use of hot work and preventing ingress of rainwater into the tank. Inspection six months after the application found the repaired sections to be in excellent condition.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the tank
  2. The holes in the roof tank
  3. Using two winches to carry the metal sheets & technicians
  4. Application completed
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com