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VOL XIX, NO 48

Bonding Support Pads With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

National Oil Co. - U.A.E.

 
 

Application Date:

2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Oil pipeline crossing desert from oil field to marine terminal

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion and wear of pipes in area of supports caused by the constant thermal expansion and contraction.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1121 (Super XL-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-15.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Extended working life of Belzona® 1121 allows pads to be bonded effectively in the high desert temperatures. Over 300 pads have to be bonded to the pipeline.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The working environment
  2. Bond area on pipeline grit blasted and Belzona® 1121 applied to wet out the surface
  3. Wear pad strapped into place and exuded material being faired off
  4. Completed application with pipe sat on support
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com