KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXVIII, NO 90

Belzona® Repairs And Protects A Heat Exchanger Against Erosion/Corrosion

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil refinery “Ukrtatnafta” in Kremenchug city, Ukraine

 
 

Application Date:

July 2011

 
 

Application Situation:

Erosion/corrosion on surfaces of the heat exchanger

 
 

Problem:

Problems due to high temperatures and erosion caused by particle flow

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona 1391 (Ceramic HT)

 

Substrate:

Stainless steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out according to Belzona Know-How System Leaflet HEX-1 and HEX-3

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Tube sheet surface has been restored and coated with Belzona within two days. Belzona application allowed to protect the heat exchanger from future erosion and corrosion, thus avoiding replacement.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Erosion/corrosion of the heat exchanger 
  2. Geometry repaired using Belzona 1311 
  3. Repaired surfaces of the heat exchanger after the application of Belzona 1311 and Belzona 1391
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

 
 
For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com