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VOL XXVI, NO 119

Belzona® Seals Heat Exchanger At Methanol Plant

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Chemical plant, Iran

 
 

Application Date:

December 2010

 
 

Application Situation:

Heat exchanger with temperature around 150°C used in the Methanol process.

 
 

Problem:

There was a lot of leakage between tubes and sheet due to galvanic corrosion.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1511 (Super HT Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet HEX-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The high heat resistance of Belzona® 1511 ensured long term adhesion to the hot substrate. The Belzona repair saved both time and costs over the alternative of welding or re-tubing.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Workers corking the tubes
  2. Close up
  3. Tube sheet face rebuilt with Belzona® 1511
  4. Completed application after removal of corks
 
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