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VOL XVIII, NO 26

Belzona® 1521 Protects Oil/Gas/Water Separator

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

North Sea Oil & Gas Producer

 
 

Application Date:

April 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Corrosion of oil / gas / water separator.

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion of the equipment caused by failure of the existing lining system required complete removal of the coating.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic HT Metal)
Belzona® 1521 (HTS1 Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Following grit blasting, stripe coating was completed using Belzona® 1391 for all nozzles, welds and brackets. Following reblasting Belzona® 1521 was applied using heated airless spray.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The use of Belzona® 1521 allows applications to be carried out at low temperatures offering a rapid application and return to service time for process vessels operating at elevated temperature. Belzona® 1522 (HTS2 Metal) could have been used for this application. Its designed for plural airless spray application.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Stripe coating of welds, nozzles and brackets
  2. Completed upper half of vessel
  3. Completed weir area and brackets
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com