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Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal) Saves A Plant Six Weeks Of Downtime



Oil & Gas (OILG)



Heat Exchangers (HEX)


Customer Location:

Oil and gas plant - Alberta, Canada


Application Date:

July 1998


Application Situation:

Flame plate heat exchanger



Small pin holes had developed in the heat exchanger plates



Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)



Steel alloy


Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets HEX-5 and a modified version of TCC-5.


Belzona Facts:

Four heat exchanger plates were rebuilt while the plant had a scheduled shut down. Replacement plates were the only alternative and would have taken six weeks before being delivered. Belzona® 1311 repaired the damage without welding and saved the plant six weeks downtime.


Photographs Description

  1. 1/16 inch pin holes masked off in prepared surface area
  2. Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal) applied and force cured with heat lamps
  3. All four flame heat exchanger plates are ready for installation
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