KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XIX, NO 31

Know-How And Belzona® 4111 Make Critical Repair

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power Plant - Texas U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

March 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Cooling tower

 
 

Problem:

Lack of sufficient mixing of acid used for pH control in cooling tower water caused concrete deterioration on critical support members of cooling tower.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4111 (Magma-Quartz)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet HEX-6.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

A short outage was planned to make other repairs in the cooling tower when damage was discovered. Client needed a quick solution. Belzona Know-How and its quick-curing Belzona® 4111 allowed this repair to be made in the short shut down period allowed. Acid feed has since been moved to prevent future damage.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Cooling tower at power plant
  2. Acid damaged concrete support
  3. Belzona® 4111 applied using formers
  4. Finished project
 
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