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VOL XIX, NO 9

Lower Half Of Knock Out Vessel Protected With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil Refinery-Australia

 
 

Application Date:

May 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Liquid knock out for flare gases. Also exposed to MEK, Toluene and gasoline.

 
 

Problem:

Internal erosion corrosion in lower section caused by sour water. Vessel regularly steamed out.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic HT Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5. Belzona® 1311 was used to repair pitting (particularly in 4-8 o’clock positions) and to smooth out weld repairs after which the lower half of the vessel was coated with Belzona® 1391.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Previous coating had failed. Belzona had previously been used for local repairs before this shut-down and had proven itself in the environment.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Typical limited access to vessel through manway
  2. Application of Belzona® 1391 underway
  3. Completed application
 
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