KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XIX, NO 10

Belzona® Protects Internal Base Of Separator

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil Refinery-Australia

 
 

Application Date:

May 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Accumulator water separator contains low octane gasoline, small amounts of H2S, ammonium bisulfide and water. Temperature up to 160°C.

 
 

Problem:

Internal erosion corrosion in lower section of separator.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1591 (Ceramic XHT Metal)

 

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® 1591 taking care to initially stripe coat around the attachment bracket welds.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona coatings have a proven track record in similar environments being capable of withstanding the temperatures, pressure cycling, erosion and corrosive environment found in such equipment.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Base of vessel grit blasted
  2. Stripe coating of welds carried out
  3. Completed application
 
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