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VOL XI, NO 16

Belzona® Concrete Cooling Tower Basins

 
 

Industry:

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Corporate Headquarters in Southern California, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

Early 1996

 
 

Application Situation:

Cooling tower basins required protection

 
 

Problem:

Basins were deteriorated due to attack from chemically treated water. Left unchecked the concrete would continue to degrade and eventually result in leakage.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflet HEX-7.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Approximately $30,000 in Belzona materials were used to seal the porous surface and to avert costly leakage which could have resulted in inadequate cooling of the facility and contamination of the environment.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Outside view of the tower, drainage and clean-up begins.  
  2. Coating inside the basin commences.  
  3. The completed job, concrete sealed and protected.
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com