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VOL XV, NO 7

Belzona® 5811: Exceeding Where Others Fail

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Gas-fired power plant in Midwest, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

March 2000

 
 

Application Situation:

G.E. Condenser (Generator) Water Box

 
 

Problem:

Previous coatings had failed in a very short time. Loss of imitator coating and severe corrosion were causing the blockage of tubes, thus reducing efficiency of unit.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet HEX-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

After one year of service, only minor touch-ups were required. The power plant superintendent is a very happy customer and the job has led to other applications.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Corroded water box
  2. Another view of the corrosion
  3. Belzona® 5811 was brush applied in a two coat process - black over tan
  4. Completed application of Belzona® 5811
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com