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VOL XXVIII, NO 119

Belzona® Restores Flotation Unit At Biomass Plant

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Pharmaceutical Company, Ayrshire, UK

 
 

Application Date:

August 2014

 
 

Application Situation:

Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) Unit in Biomass Plant

 
 

Problem:

Severe pitting corrosion to the stainless steel unit caused by Ferric Chloride.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona 5892

 

Substrate:

Stainless Steel 304L

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with TCC-1 and TCC-3. Belzona 1111 was used to rebuild the pitting damage. In deeply pitted areas doubler  plates were bonded into place. Afterwards the full tank was lined with Belzona 5892.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The application from start to finish including surface preparation lasted just 3 weeks. While the DAF was down the plant was running at 50% of its capacity therefore the quick turnaround time was very beneficial to the customer.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. DAF unit
  2. Pitting Corrosion
  3. Plate bonding
  4. Completed Application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com