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VOL XXIV, NO 38

Belzona® Factory Applied To Chiller

 
 

Industry:

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Manufacturing Facility, Texas USA

 
 

Application Date:

2009

 
 

Application Situation:

A customer buying a new chiller requested a Belzona coating to protect their investment.

 
 

Problem:

Chillers suffer constant corrosion due to water treatment chemicals. In order to protect their costly investment this customer chose to pro-actively prevent future damage by applying a protective coating to their new equipment.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets HEX-1 & -3. After corking tubes, Belzona® 1111 used to ensure the tubes are flush with the surface before applying the Belzona® 1321 system.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

By applying the protective coating at the factory the customer is able to prevent much of the damage caused by day to day operation of the equipment. The coating, combined with annual inspections will extend the life of the tube sheets, waterboxes and end covers almost indefinitely.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Corking of the tube sheet
  2. Built-up tube sheet with one of coat of Belzona® 1321 applied
  3. Corks punched in and tube ends being honed
  4. Completed tube sheet
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com