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VOL XIX, NO 8

Belzona® Protects Vertical 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:

Vertical Flare knock-out vessel. This is second stage of the flare stack line and is half filled with water to form a seal for dissolved Hydrocarbons, H2S but mainly sour water.

 
 

Problem:

Internal corrosion caused by variety of hydrocarbons and chemicals passing through the vessel.

 
 

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. General view of the vessel
  2. The degree of existing corrosion found in the vessel 
  3. Application of Belzona® 5891 underway
 
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