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VOL XXVI, NO 13

Belzona® Emergency Pipe Repair At School

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Worcester, UK

 
 

Application Date:

November 2011

 
 

Application Situation:

Water pipe in a school boiler room

 
 

Problem:

Two small pin holes had appeared under the paint in the main water pipe. Water was now leaking onto the floor creating a slip hazard over a large area.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1291 (ES Metal)

Belzona® 1221 (Super E Metal) 

 

Substrate:

Steel Pipe

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The mains water pipe could only shut down for a short period of time as it supplied the kitchens and the toilet block, a very fast repair was required. The repair was carried out within an hour with no disruption to the school or pupils.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Surface preparation 
  2. Application of Belzona® 1291 to stem the leak 
  3. Belzona® 1291 being held in place with tourniquet during cure 
  4. Belzona® 1221 applied with Belzona® 9341 (Reinforment tape) over the Belzona® 1291 to complete the repair
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com