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VOL XXIV, NO 56

Belzona® Repairs Live Leak On Transformer

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Electricity Distribution Company, UK

 
 

Application Date:

2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Pipework on oil filled transformer.

 
 

Problem:

Oil leak causing environmental contamination.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1161 (Super UW Metal)

Belzona® 1291 (ES-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried in accordance with Belzona Know-How System leaflet VPF-11a. Belzona® 1291 used to firstly seal the live leak. The pipework was then encapsulated to prevent further leakage.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The costly need to drain down the oil to effect a repair (£8,000) was eradicated, the Belzona repair was carried out in less than 2 hours.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Leak area
  2. Leak stopped with Belzona® 1291
  3. Application completed with Belzona® 1161
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com