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VOL XXIX, NO 74

Belzona® Protects Buffer Stone With Internal Coating

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Refinery, France

 
 

Application Date:

October 2013

 
 

Application Situation:

Buffer store with a diameter of 3m and length of 11m, transporting crude oil.

 
 

Problem:

The pressurized equipment was subject to abrasion and regularly cleaned with high pressure. The temperature of the hydrocarbons was up to 150°C.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1591 (Ceramic XHT)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out during a shutdown of the refinery. The entire application was completed in a one coat system.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The application was completed in only 2 days. Belzona 1591 was specified by the inspection service of the refinery.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Application on grit-blasted substrate
  2. Completing the application on the top part of the tank
  3. Inspecting the thickness of the coating
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

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