KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXV, NO 55

Belzona® Seals Tank At Cable Manufacturer

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Cable manufacturer, US

 
 

Application Date:

December 2010

 
 

Application Situation:

Welded seam, oil storage tank.

 
 

Problem:

Interior bottom cone of tank was leaking resulting in safety issues. severe corrosion pitting present particularly at the welded seams.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordsance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets TCC-1 & 5. Welded seams and pits were sealed with Belzona® 1111. Two coats of Belzona® 5811 were applied.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Approximately $2,000 of Belzona material was used on a $32,000 tank extending the life and function of the tank. Belzona® 5811 provideslong term corrosion protection in immersed conditions.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Exterior of tank
  2. Pitted bottom after cleaning and blasting
  3. Belzona® 1111 seals welds and holes
  4. First coat of Beige® 5811 applied
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com