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VOL XIII, NO 21

Belzona® Simplifies Repairs In Glass Lined Reactors

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Chemical Fertilizer Plant in the Middle East

 
 

Application Date:

Ongoing since 1987

 
 

Application Situation:

Chemical Reactors operating at 120°C and 7 bar pressure.

 
 

Problem:

Damage to the glass lining caused by mis-handling of the covers and introduction of foreign bodies into the mixing process.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Metal and Glass

 
 

Application Method:

Application is carried out in accordance with Belzona Know How System Leaflet TCC-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona repair can be completed in three hours. Making and securing Tantalum patches can take several days. Belzona® 1311 is only viable repair on agitator, Tantalum patches cannot be secured.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the reactor  
  2. Typical damage to glass lining on cover
  3. Repairs to cover being made. Note use of mixing board to form smooth surface on Belzona® 1311  
  4. Local repairs with Belzona® 1311 to damaged glass protection on mixer shaft
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com