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VOL XXIX, NO 69

Belzona® Coating For A Chemical Tank

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Lavéra, France

 
 

Application Date:

2012

 
 

Application Situation:

tank F622 (diameter : 1,4mm, length : 3,5m)

 
 

Problem:

Steel without protection can be easily attacked by chemicals stored in the tank at 105°C.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1391 (Ceramic HT)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was done in accordance to Belzona system leaflet TCC-5. After degreasing and blasting the surface, Belzona 1391 was applied in a one coat system (600 to 750µm) on the bottom part of the tank.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Downtime reduced, the tank could be put back into service quickly. Long life time protection against chemical attack (according to chemical resistance chart). High temperature resistance in immersion.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Tank after blasting,
  2. Beginning of the application
  3. On-going application of the coating Finished application
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

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