KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XIX, NO 50

Belzona® Floating Roof Repair

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil refinery, Egypt

 
 

Application Date:

December 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Floating roof - crude oil tank

 
 

Problem:

Crude oil leakage through welding seams in the tanks floating roof.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2311 (SR-Elastomer)

Belzona® 1291 (ES-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets TCC-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 1291 was used to stop the active leak quickly. The flexibility and quick cure of Belzona® 2311 makes it the ideal choice for these types of applications. The Belzona will not crack from the movement of the roof up and down.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the crude oil tank
  2. The contaminated area of the floating roof
  3. Cleaning the surface
  4. Leakage stopped (shown) and in other locations
 
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