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Belzona® New Generation High Temperature Lining Protects Desulfurization Unit



Oil & Gas (OILG)



Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)


Customer Location:

Natural Gas Purification Plant, South East of China


Application Date:

November 2014


Application Situation:

Reboiler in the Desulfurization unit.



The vessel operates at 150°C (302°F) and 1.6 MPa (232 psi) pressure. The amine media, rich in H2S, is extremely corrosive, leading to severe pitting and thinning of the vessel wall, thereby increasing operational risks. 



Belzona 1511(Super HT-Metal)

Belzona 1593



Carbon Steel


Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5. Belzona 1511 was used to fill the pitted areas and two (2) coats of Belzona 1593 were applied for overall corrosion protection.


Belzona Facts:

The life of this piece of equipment was extended at a fraction of the cost of replacement. More importantly, the excellent corrosion protection provided by Belzona 1593 will ensure that the vessel operates safely.


Photographs Description

  1. Interior of the vessel before surface preparation
  2. Surface preparation by grit blasting under way
  3. Rebuilding pitted areas with Belzona 1511
  4. Finished application with 2 coats of Belzona 1593 after inspection
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