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VOL XI, NO 6

Belzona® Chiller

 
 

Industry:

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Automotive Plant in Ohio, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

November 1996

 
 

Application Situation:

York chiller condenser

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion problems were beginning on the tube sheet and end covers.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1121 (Super XL Metal)

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflets HEX-1, HEX-2, and HEX-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Rebuilding the covers prevented the seal area from leaking. A total of five chillers have been successfully coated with Belzona, and the contractor, Scherer, will be coating six more chillers to extend the life of the tube sheets and end covers.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Divider plate removed exposing corrosion on the tube sheet and water box.  
  2. Belzona® 1121 (Super XL Metal) was applied to repair perimeter of cover plate.  
  3. First coat of Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide) on tube sheet face in progress. 
  4. Completed chiller condenser.
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com