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VOL XXXI, NO 70

Underground Pipe Repaired With Belzona® Superwrap II

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Petrochemical Company, Chonburi, Thailand

 
 

Application Date:

April 2016

 
 

Application Situation:

Underground pipe had developed thin-wall defect

 
 

Problem:

Internal local corrosion, detected by inspection pig, had created a thin-wall defect in the pipe, which had a design pressure rating of 100 bar(g).

 
 

Products:

Belzona SuperWrap II

Belzona 9381 (Reinforcement Tape)

Belzona 1982 (SuperWrap II)

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel

 
 

Application Method:

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

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This Belzona SuperWrap II application presented an effective and low-cost repair solution. Rather than expensive and time-consuming weld repairs, the Belzona SuperWrap II application was completed rapidly and with solid results. The contract was awarded to the Belzona Distributor as they were the only bidder to have their own installation and services team.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The damaged pipe
  2. Grit blasting the surface
  3. First layer of Belzona 9381 and Belzona 1982 applied
  4. Final layer of Belzona 1982 applied
 
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