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Pickle Tank Repaired Using Belzona® Plate Bonding



General Industry (GIND)



Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)


Customer Location:

Automotive Parts Manufacturer, South Wales, UK


Application Date:

June 2014


Application Situation:

Pickle tank containing 36% Hydrochloric acid, used in the process of decontaminating manufactured car parts through a system of wash baths.



Corrosion issues prompted the Client to seek a cost effective solution to seal an internal-to-external drainage outlet. A swift application was required to eliminate any uncontrolled discharges of the acid to the internal working area.



Belzona 4301 (Magma CR1 Hi-Build) 

Belzona 4311 (Magma CR1)



Steel with unidentified coating liner


Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-3. A mild steel plate, coated one side with Belzona 4311, was manufactured prior to attending site. The plate was bonded in place using Belzona 4301 and the edges sealed with further application of Belzona 4311.


Belzona Facts:

The Client required a quick, cost effective solution which did not prolong the plant/equipment downtime longer than necessary. The Client was very satisfied and committed to a second application on a neighbouring tank some weeks later.


Photographs Description

  1. Tank location
  2. Pre-start
  3. Area preparation & pre-coated plate
  4. Application completed
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