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VOL XXVI, NO 118

Worlds Largest Phosphoric Acid Plant Uses Cost Effective Belzona® Solution

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Phosphoric acid plant, Orissa, India

 
 

Application Date:

December 2010

 
 

Application Situation:

Storage Tank - Capacity - 2650 T / Day was suffering huge chemical and environmental corrosion due to fumes of Phosphoric and Sulphuric acid and coastal environment.

 
 

Problem:

Standard Epoxy paints were peeling off within 6-8 months and outside of storage tanks get heavely corroded , mainly on the bottom portion at a height of 2 metres from the foundations.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4311 (Magma CR-1)

 

Substrate:

Mild Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5. Since rebuilding was not required Belzona® 4311 has been applied directly on the blasted surface after cleaning.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Customer could not find any long term solution except Belzona. Customer has saved huge cost of tank replacement

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Deterioration of existing coating on Phosphoric acid storage tank clearly evident 
  2. Surface preparation done by grit blasting 
  3. Application of Belzona® 4311 
  4. Finished application
 
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