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VOL XXX, NO 50

Belzona® Plate Bonding Repairs To Reaction Tank

 
 

Industry:

Food & Drink (FOOD)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Food & Drink Industry, Nutrition Product Manufacturer, Scotland

 
 

Application Date:

May 2015

 
 

Application Situation:

Tank experiencing external corrosion due to rainwater sitting around the lower edges of the outer wall. The external paint system had failed and the tank was going thin wall in places.

 
 

Problem:

Due to the access and geometry of the areas, traditional methods of repair would be problematic. A weld repair also had the potential to damage the internal lining of the tank.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Mild Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-1. After preparing the area, plates were bonded in place using Belzona 1111  before being overcoated with Belzona 1321 to provide corrosion protection.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The repairs were carried out in a day & a half during the customer's shutdown period. They were cured in time for their startup the week after.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Tank with scaffold erected
  2. Thin wall area 
  3. &  4. Plate bonded and overcoated
 
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