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VOL XVI, NO 57

Belzona® Stops Active Jet Fuel Leak

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Wastewater treatment facility in South Florida, USA

 
 

Application Date:

January 1994

 
 

Application Situation:

Active JP4 jet fuel leaks through porous welds and active fittings.

 
 

Problem:

The wastewater treatment facility utilizes jet engines for standby power generation. Jet fuel is stored on the premises. Distribution system for JP4 jet fuel consisting of multiple valves, pipes and fittings was not containing 100% of the fuel.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1211 (E-Metal)

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

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

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona products demonstrate excellent chemical resistance to JP4 jet fuel.The repair is still providing leak free service even after years of operation.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Several porous welds and threaded fittings of jet fuel distribution system sealed.
  2. Close up view of threaded fittings. Jet fuel leak stopped.
 
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