KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXX, NO 17

Belzona® Repairs Transformer Cooler

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Electricity Substation, USA

 
 

Application Date:

2009

 
 

Application Situation:

Transformer cooler

 
 

Problem:

The cooler on this transformer had a tree growing through it; the customer cut it down with a chainsaw. In the process, they cut the cooler with the chainsaw as well.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 2121 (D & A Hi-Coat Elastomer)

Belzona 9341 (Reinforcement Tape)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11. The leaks were repaired with Belzona 2121 and reinforcement tape, similar to a pipe repair.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The customer was happy with the outcome. The transformer cooler has been in service for about 6 years now.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Preparing the surface
  2. Belzona 2121 (red) applied over the reinforcement tape
  3. Finalizing the repair with Belzona 2121 (black)
 
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 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

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