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VOL XXVIII, NO 93

Belzona® Refurbishes Corroded Compressor Housing

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Hydrocarbon storage site, South of France

 
 

Application Date:

July 2012

 
 

Application Situation:

Compressor housing

 
 

Problem:

Advanced corrosion on the bottom of the compressor housing.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona 5811 (immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets TCC-5. Metal plates were bonded over areas of complete metal loss before protecting the area from further corrosion with Belzona 5811.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The repair was done in one day, thanks to rapid curing materials, preventing any downtime.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Before repair
  2. After surface preparation of the area
  3. Doubler plate bonded in place
  4. Finished application with Belzona 5811 applied over the corroded area
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com