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VOL XXV, NO 1

Belzona® Replaces Failed Tank Base Seal

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Chemical plant, UK

 
 

Application Date:

November 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Base of chemical storage tank

 
 

Problem:

Original seal had cracked and allowed moisture to penetrate beneath tank base. Problem exacerbated by poor water shed leading to external corrosion.

 
 

Products:

Belzona ® 4131 (Magma-Screed)

Belzona ® 3111 (Flexible Membrane System)

 

Substrate:

Steel & concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet GSS-3 and TCC-9.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Traditional sealing materials had failed due to lack of flexibility. Improved water shed created by applying fillet of Belzona® 4131. Belzona® 3111 has a proven track record in waterproofing tank bases.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Close up showing failure of original seal.
  2. Fillet of Belzona® 4131 applied
  3. Application of Belzona 3111® System underway.
  4. Application completed.
 
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