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VOL XXIV, NO 32

Barometric Condenser Protected With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil Refinery, Pennsylvania USA

 
 

Application Date:

November 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

New Barometric Condenser for Major East Coast Oil Refinery

 
 

Problem:

Previous uncoated condenser was destroyed by erosion/corrosion.  A new condenser was manufactured and the decision made to protect it with Belzona.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

New Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet HEX-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona was chosen for its proven resistance to corrosion and erosion and its cost effectiveness. The alternative to fabricate the condenser out of alloy was more expensive and the lead time of over 6 months was unacceptable to the client.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. White metal blast
  2. Additional components after blasting
  3. Condenser coated
  4. Coated flange face
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com