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Belzona® Repairs Irrigation Pipes



General Industry (GIND)



Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)


Customer Location:

Arable farm in the U.K.


Application Date:

May 1995


Application Situation:

Aluminum pipes used to provide local irrigation to crops.



Pipes develop leaks at welded couplings and weld repairs have proven ineffective and in several cases aggravated the situation.



Belzona® 1221 (Super E-Metal)

Belzona® 9341 (Reinforcement tape)



Aluminum Alloy


Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11a.


Belzona Facts:

Local flooding caused by the leaks leads to loss of crops in the immediate vicinity, apart from overall loss in irrigation efficiency. Belzona® 1221 (Super E-Metal) is ideal for carrying out in-situ repairs when necessary.


Photographs Description

  1. Sections of pipe waiting to be used
  2. Close up of pipe couplings where leaks occur and show ineffective welding
  3. Belzona® 1221 (Super E-Metal) being applied
  4. Application being completed with Belzona® 9341 (Reinforcement Tape) incorporated into the repair
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