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VOL XXIII, NO 97

Stress Free Sealing Of Threaded Pipes With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Telecom company, Montreal, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

October 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Sealing threaded pipe joints.

 
 

Problem:

Traditional welding could not be used because of stress cracking, sparks and possible fire.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1121 (Super XL Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron and mild steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11 created and approved by both parties.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Due to the expensive equipment in place the customer wanted a top solution for the sealing of threaded pipes. Traditional welding was not an option. The application of Belzona provided excellent sealing without heat. This solution caused no stress cracking and gave extra protection on the threaded joints. Client has now approved this Belzona application.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Surface preparation of pipe
  2. Application of Belzona® 1121 with brush
  3. Finishing the application neatly
  4. Completed application
 
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