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VOL XIX, NO 66

First Stage Separator: Seven Years Of Problem-Free Service From Belzona® 1591

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil Rig - North Sea

 
 

Application Date:

1998

 
 

Application Situation:

New process package for the Janice oil field comprising test and first stage separators.

 
 

Problem:

Coating required to provide resistance to high temperature process fluids which would generate corrosion and erosion issues. Design temperature was 150° C.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1591 (Ceramic XHT-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The use of a high temperature erosion-corrosion resistant coating allows separators and other vessels to be fabricated more cost effectivly out of Carbon Steel rather than Stainless or Duplex Steel. After seven years of service, the Belzona® 1591 was found to be in excellent condition.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. & 2. & 3. Vessel being coated in 1998.

4. Vessel opened in 2005.

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