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VOL XXIV, NO 55

Belzona® Repairs Leaking Transformer Fins

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Wind Farm, UK

 
 

Application Date:

2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Fins on oil filled transformer

 
 

Problem:

Lower edge of fins corroded and starting to leak. Problem caused by sheep rubbing against fins, damaging paint system.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1161 (Super UW Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-1. Pre-formed doubler plates were bonded over the corroded areas after manual surface preparation. 

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Client had tried unsuccessfully to seal leaks before turning to Belzona. The Belzona® 1161 provides an effective bond in oil contaminated areas and use of doubler plates ensures repair will remain effective for many years.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Previous temporary repair
  2. Surface preparation
  3. Bonding with Belzona® 1161
  4. Completed application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com