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VOL XXIV, NO 57

Transformer Flange Sealed With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

National Grid, UK

 
 

Application Date:

May 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Transformer

 
 

Problem:

Oil leaks at the bolted flange joints connections

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1161 (Super UW Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11a. MBX Bristle Blaster was used to prepare the surface. Belzona® 9341 (Reinforcement Tape) and Belzona® 1161 then used to seal the flange joint.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The application was very simple and effective. Work carried out without draining down the oil. Surface tolerant properties of Belzona® 1161 allows effective repair to be completed in oil contaminated areas.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Leak area
  2. MBX Bristle Blaster used for surface preparation
  3. Belzona® 9341 and Belzona® 1161 applied to the flange joint
  4. Application completed
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com