KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXIV, NO 18

Transformer Leak Sealed With Belzona®

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power Plant, Lithuania

 
 

Application Date:

September 2009

 
 

Application Situation:

Transformer was leaking oil through the flanges.

 
 

Problem:

Maintenance department had tried different techniques and products but none of these applications were successful. They did not want to take transformer out of service.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1161 (Super UW-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Plant has tried other products but none of them gave satisfactory results. Belzona solution provided means of sealing the leaks without interruption to supplies.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Paint and other contamination removed
  2. Substrate roughened
  3. Belzona® 1161 and Reinforcement Tape applied
  4. Second layer of Belzona® 1161
 
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