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VOL XXV, NO 69

Gas Line Repaired With Belzona® Superwrap System

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil Refinery, Argentina

 
 

Application Date:

March, 2010

 
 

Application Situation:

18" Gas Line transporting natural gas

 
 

Problem:

Gas line was suffering from wall thickness loss due to internal corrosion. A thin wall defect of dimensions 2.1x2.4x0.25" was detected on a section of the pipework.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® Superwrap

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Repair was completed by validated applicators. Three wraps of the composite material were applied onto the damaged area to a maximum thickness of 9.16 mm and an axial extent of 400mm.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The asset owner was so pleased with the outcome of the repair that they decided to have two other sections of the same pipeline repaired with the Belzona SuperWrap composite system.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Gas Line exposed
  2. Surface Preparation by Sponge Jet 
  3. Applying product around the pipework section
  4. Application completed
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com