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VOL XXVII, NO 61, ELITE

Belzona® Protects A Massive Thickener At A Steel Mill

 
 

Industry:

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Steel Mill, USA

 
 

Application Date:

2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Thickener at a steel mill

 
 

Problem:

Thickener suffering from a severe corrosion

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 5891 (HT Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-3. Belzona® 5891 was applied using airless spray equipment.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The thickener has been in service for 5 years since the repair with Belzona was done. Both 1-year and 5-year inspections found the equipment in a good condition.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The walls of the thickener suffering from corrosion 
  2. Application of Belzona 5891 by spray 
  3. Belzona coating damaged caused by welding work done to the outside of the thickener. The damage was faired with Belzona 1111 and overcoated with Belzona 5891 
  4. The walls of the thickener after 1-year inspection
 
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