KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XIX, NO 7

Belzona® Protects Horizontal Flare Knock Out Vessel

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil Refinery-Australia

 
 

Application Date:

May 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Horizontal flare knock-out vessel. Normal operating temperature is maximum 60°C, but occasional peaks to 80°C for short periods.

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion in lower third of vessel where water sits. Vessel removes liquid hydrocarbon drop-out, H2S and traces of HF.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 5891 (HT Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5. After thorough cleaning, the vessel was grit blasted and coated with the Belzona® 5891.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 5891 provides excellent protection to a wide range of hydrocarbons and other chemicals at the elevated temperatures anticipated in this vessel.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Access to vessel
  2. & 3. Localised pitting being infilled

4. Completed application to lower section of the vessel

 
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