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VOL XXXI, NO 9

Belzona® Superwrap II Restores Integrity To Pipe Bend

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Offshore Platform, North Sea, Danish Sector

 
 

Application Date:

December 2015

 
 

Application Situation:

A stainless steel pipe carrying cooling fluid.

 
 

Problem:

The pipe was showing signs of external corrosion. The pipe operates at elevated temperatures up to 60°C which had accelerated the occurrence of corrosion pitting up to a 3mm depth. The asset owner required an engineered solution to restore the integrity of the pipe bend. A compliant solution with a 20 year design life was also required to ensure the long term protection of the pipe.

 
 

Products:

Belzona SuperWrap II

 

Substrate:

Stainless Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out by a validated installer following the specific design generated for this application.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The asset owner required a repair solution that could be carried out without shutdown/loss of production and without the use of hot work.  Belzona SuperWrap II is compliant to ISO 24817 and ASME PCC2.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Surface of pipe prepared for application
  2. & 3. & 4. Completed application of Belzona SuperWrap II
 
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