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VOL XXIV, NO 52

Belzona® Seals Leaking Oil Pump

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil company, Japan

 
 

Application Date:

January, 2010

 
 

Application Situation:

Crude oil pump operating at ambient temperature and 0.05 Mpa pressure.

 
 

Problem:

Oil was leaking from several parts of mechanical seal flanges.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1221 (Super E Metal)

Belzona® 1161 (Super UW Metal)

 

Substrate:

Stainless steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11a. Surface was prepared with an MBX Bristle Blaster and initial leaks were temporarily sealed with Belzona® 1221 before permanent sealing with Belzona® 1161.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Traditional repairs needed to take the pump out of service. Use of Belzona allowed the repair to be carried out while the pump continued in operation, leading to significant cost savings.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Seal area before application
  2. Surface preparation completed
  3. Application of Belzona® 1221
  4. Application completed
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com