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VOL XXV, NO 61

Nozzle In Acid Tank Protected With Belzona® Insert

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Chemical manufacturer, Cataluña, Spain

 
 

Application Date:

October 2010

 
 

Application Situation:

Nozzle into Hydrochloric acid storage tank at Caustic soda producer 

 
 

Problem:

The interior of an ebonite lined nozzle handling 26% Hydrochloric acid had suffered damage.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4301 (Magma CR-1 Hi-Build)

Belzona® 4311 (Magma CR-1)

 

Substrate:

Ebonite

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out according to the Belzona Know-How System Leaflets TCC-16a and TCC-16b. Nozzle was made from Belzona® 4301 and bonded into place with Belzona® 4311.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona solution allowed a fast back to service time for the tank with an easy in-situ repair. This proves to be far more cost effective than relining  with an Ebonite coating.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Outer view of the tank and nozzle
  2. Belzona® 4301 Nozzle Insert being installed
  3. Surrounding Ebonite rebuilt with Belzona® 4301 to seal the insert
  4. Insert sealed at the flange
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com