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Co2 Absorption Tower Gets Belzona® Protection



General Industry (GIND)



Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)


Customer Location:

Refinery - Argentina


Application Date:

October 2002


Application Situation:

CO2 Absorption Tower



Severe corrosion on the interior of the tower due to the presence of MDEA and subsequent production of carbonic acid.



Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic HT)



Carbon Steel


Application Method:

Modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5.


Belzona Facts:

The use of the Belzona® 1391 afforded the customer a proven coating system that is capable of providing a cost-effective solution resistant to the chemical attack and any possible galvanic effects.


Photographs Description

  1. View of the tower before being taken into a shop for the application.
  2. A high level of quality control was implemented during the surface preparation phase of the application, as well as with the rest of the job.
  3. View of the final application. The Belzona® 1391 was applied in two coats. Sandblasting was carried out in between the first and second coat.
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