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VOL XXXI, NO 60

Belzona® Seals Leaking Heat Exchanger Pipe

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Veneer Manufacturer, Northumberland, UK

 
 

Application Date:

April 2016

 
 

Application Situation:

Pin hole leak on T Junction of the heat exchanger pipework.

 
 

Problem:

Customer had made several attempts to braze the leak without success due to the thin wall nature of the copper pipework. The nature of the continuous leak was creating a safety hazard.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1161 (Super UW-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Copper

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11 after draining the system.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The repair was carried out with minimal downtime and negated hot work, which had been tried unsuccessfully the first time. The Belzona solution removed the Health & Safety risk whilst also providing a permanent repair.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Leaking pipework
  2. Pipework manually prepared
  3. Pipework repaired
 
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