KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XI, NO 28

Belzona® Ice Maker Drum

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Nuclear Power Plant in Tennessee

 
 

Application Date:

1994

 
 

Application Situation:

Ice maker drum has rubber joints

 
 

Problem:

Over time rubber is worn. Ethylene glycol leaks from drum through worn joints and prevents freezing of water and production of ice.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2221 (MP Fluid)

 

Substrate:

Rubber and metal

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflet TCC-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

To replace the drum would have cost over $400,000. The drum was repaired for less than $1,000 in Belzona product. Four drums were repaired at this particular plant.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Ice maker drum with worn rubber coated seals leaking glycol.  
  2. Duct tape used for a neat repair and Belzona® 2221 applied.  
  3. The finished application; replacement cost saved.
 
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