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VOL XXIII, NO 77

Emergency Leak Sealing On Transformer With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Watersupply company, Bulgaria

 
 

Application Date:

June, 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

450 kVA transformer for the electrical supply of the local water pump station.

 
 

Problem:

Leaks of transformer oil on porous and cracked welds

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1291 (ES Metal)
Belzona® 1161 (Super UW Metal)
 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-1. After roughening substrate the existing leaks were sealed with Belzona® 1291 and the problem area was then secured with Belzona® 1161.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The repair was done in emergency situation without discharge of transformer oil. Belzona application was both time and money saving and the equipment was quickly returned to service allowing water supply to be restored.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the transformer
  2. Close view of surface preparation
  3. Belzona® 1291 applied to stop live leaks
  4. Belzona® 1161 applied over the problem area
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com