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VOL XXVIII, NO 41

Belzona® Protects New Chiller

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Chiller Manufacturing Facility, Israel

 
 

Application Date:

2013

 
 

Application Situation:

Chemical plant buying new chiller specified Belzona coating to protect their investment.

 
 

Problem:

Due to the operational environment of the plant the Chiller was expected to suffer constant corrosion during operation if not protected. Based on their previous experience the customer decided to pro-actively prevent future damage by specifying Belzona be  applied to the new unit.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know How System Leaflets HEX-1 & HEX-3

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The chemical plant used to suffer from constant problems and shutdowns on similar chiller units. In 2009 Belzona solution was applied on 5 old chiller units and since then followed by yearly inspection the units are in perfect condition. Based on their previous experience the customer decided to prevent damage to the new unit by protecting with Belzona.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Tube sheet before application
  2. Corking of the tube sheet
  3. Tube sheet coated with Belzona 1321
  4. Completed coated tube sheet
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com