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VOL XXVI, NO 77

Offshore Floating Hoses Repaired And Protected With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

North Sea, UK

 
 

Application Date:

June 2011

 
 

Application Situation:

Oil tanker offloading hose spool pieces.

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion pitting damage on flange faces caused by crevice corrosion posed a severe environmental hazard.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets VPF-2 & 13. A prefabricated aluminium former was used to create new flange face surface with Belzona® 1321 including gramaphone thread finish. A protective coating of Belzona® 1321 was applied inside the spool to offer protection against erosion-corrosion.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Replacement was unacceptable due to long lead times and cost. Belzona solution gave quick back in service time together with improved corrosion resistance making such repairs extremely cost effective.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Tanker hoses awaiting repair
  2. Belzona® 1321 coating inside the hose
  3. Completed flange face reform
  4. Internal coating on spool
 
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