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VOL XXX, NO 5

Belzona® Protects Brine Separator

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil Company, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

2009

 
 

Application Situation:

The vessel had previously been patch repaired with Belzona 1591 HT Ceramic during shutdowns and was now slated for a complete refurbishment.

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion pitting and erosion was taking its toll.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1511 (Super HT-Metal)

Belzona 1521 (HTS1)

 

Substrate:

Mild Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-01. The surface of the vessel was blasted to a 3-4mil profile using aluminum oxide blasting grit. The pitted areas of the vessel were rebuilt with Belzona 1511, a high temperature rebuilding compound specifically formulated for these types of applications. The rebuilt areas were brush blasted prior to over coating. After strip coating all internal weld areas and outer edges, complete vessel and man cover were protected with Belzona 1521.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Protecting the inside of the tank with Belzona 1521 will extend the vessels' useable life.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Surface after blasting to 3-4mil profile
  2. Pitted areas were brush blasted prior to over coating
  3. Completed application
 
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