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VOL XXVI, NO 67

Internal Coating Of Seawater Lift Pumps

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Workshop Stavanger Norway

 
 

Application Date:

February 2012

 
 

Application Situation:

Six new seawater lift pump chambers to be internally protected prior to assembly. The pumps are used for firefighting purposes on a North Sea platform.

 
 

Problem:

Client in need of erosion/corrosion protection of the equipment due to earlier corrosion problems in similar equipment.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance to the Belzona Know-How System Leaflet CEP-1. Following grit blasting, the pumps weare coated with 2 layers of Belzona® 1321.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Coating of the new pumps extends the lifetime of the equipment and saves future maintenance costs for the client.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Grit blasted and prepared for coating
  2. Internal coating ongoing
  3. Internal coating completed
  4. Overview of completed application prior to assembly
 
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