KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXX, NO 105

Belzona® Stops Tank Leak

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power Plant, Northern Texas, USA

 
 

Application Date:

2014

 
 

Application Situation:

Water Tank

 
 

Problem:

Emergency water tank was thin walled and leaking. Welding produced more leaks. The tank could not be taken out of service. Thin wall and leaks needed to be fixed while the tank was full.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona 1291 (ES-Metal)

Belzona 9311 (Reinforcing Tape)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-1. The tank was blasted, which revealed three active leaks. The leaks were stopped with Belzona 1291. Then the entire area was coated with a fully reinforced Belzona 1111 with Belzona 9311.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

To shut the plant down was over one million dollars. We eliminated the need for a forced shutdown.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Area to be repaired
  2. Stopping leaks
  3. Applying Belzona 1111
  4. Completed repair
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com