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VOL XIX, NO 11

Belzona® Protection Of Oil Skimmer Discharge Pipe

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil Refinery-Australia

 
 

Application Date:

May 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Concrete pipe discharging the clean water from the oil skimmer into the sea.

 
 

Problem:

Joints were leaking and external protection of the concrete required.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 4211 (Magma-Stop)

Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11b. After sealing leaks with Belzona® 4211, Belzona® 1111 used to smooth out joints, then Belzona® 5811 applied to protect all external surfaces of the pipeline.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 4211 effectively sealed live leaks without interrupting operation of the skimmer which prevents oil pollution of the sea.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the Oil Skimmer. 
  2. Belzona® 4211 being used to seal leaks. 
  3. Joints smoothed out with Belzona® 1111 prior to coating. 
  4. Completed application with Belzona® 5811 applied to entire surface of the pipeline.
 
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