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VOL XXIV, NO 2

Belzona® Rebuilt Heat Exchanger Cover

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Ship Dockyard, Bulgaria

 
 

Application Date:

June, 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Top-cover of heat exchanger

 
 

Problem:

Damage on the original profile of the cooler top-cover due to erosion/corrosion, led to leaks and loss of efficiency.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet HEX-2. After blasting the damaged area and flange surfaces of the top-cover were restored by forming technique and Belzona® 1111.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Cost effective and quick method of rebuilding and contouring of the original cooler top-cover profile. Belzona repair fully restored the efficiency of heat exchanger. Significant cost saving to the customer as alternative was equipment replacement.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Damage to top-cover clearly evident
  2. Formers were used to restore profile
  3. Repair of top-cover flange face in progress
  4. Finished repair
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com