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VOL XXXI, NO 177

Leaking Flange Couplings Sealed With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Tuscany, Italy

 
 

Application Date:

December 2010

 
 

Application Situation:

Flange couplings at a paper press machine

 
 

Problem:

After several years in operation and due to vibration, oil started to leak from some couplings leading to pollution and loss of efficiency.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1161 (Super UW-Metal)
Belzona 9341 (Reinforcement Tape)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-1 for sealing cracks, porous welds, bolted and riveted joints. The surface was cleaned with Acetone and abraded using the MBX bristle blaster. Belzona 1161 was applied in conjunction with Belzona 9341 to seal the leak.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The customer needed a fast solution to solve the problem. Belzona repair was quick and cost-effective, eliminating any downtime.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Leaking flange coupling 2. Surface preparation 3. Belzona repair 4. Belzona repair

 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com