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VOL XXIX, NO 29

Belzona® Seals Hole In Glass Lined Reactor

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Niagara Falls, ON, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

March 2013

 
 

Application Situation:

Glass lined reactor.

 
 

Problem:

Lining had suffered from impact damage, resulting in a small hole in the lining. This made the reactor unusable.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1591 (Ceramic XHT)

 

Substrate:

Glass

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-1 for sealing cracks, porous welds, bolted and riveted joints on tanks. The surface was ground. Belzona 1591 was applied with an applicator and brush in accordance with Belzona Instructions For Use.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The client used $513.38 of Belzona 1591 for the repairs, saving more than $600,000.00 in repair costs and many months of downtime. Belzona 1591 exhibits excellent erosion-corrosion resistance at elevated temperatures, through a unique binary curing mechanism. This mechanism allows application and cure at ambient temperatures with additional higher temperature resistance being achieved in service through post curing.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Overview of glass lined reactor
  2. Glass lined reactor
  3. Prior to application
  4. Completed application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com