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VOL XXIV, NO 7

Belzona® Repairs And Protects 18 Foot Diameter Flange Face

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Metallurgy, Montreal Canada

 
 

Application Date:

October 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Flange on 18ft. diameter evaporator.

 
 

Problem:

Flange was attacked by 98% Sulfuric acid at elevated temperature after Teflon lining was damaged.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 4341 (Magma CR4)

 

Substrate:

Mild Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets GSS-8 and HEX-3. Templates were used to obtain original profile of the flange with Belzona® 1111. Belzona® 4341 was applied as a protective coating.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona solution restored sealing on flange face without heat avoiding further damage to the Teflon lining. Use of Belzona® 4341 provided acid resistance to the repair.   

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Metal flange needed rebuilding.
  2. The damaged Teflon lining that caused leak
  3. The rebuilt flange protected with Belzona® 4341

 

 
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