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VOL XXXII, NO 12

Belzona® Protects Hazards Drain Tank

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Offshore platform, UK North Sea

 
 

Application Date:

August 2016

 
 

Application Situation:

A hazards drains tank found to be suffering metal loss when UT inspected.

 
 

Problem:

Once opened and inspected it was decided to replace the lower 1 meter of the existing coating before putting the tank back into service. MIC (microbiologically induced corrosion) was affecting the bottom of the tank and causing local pitting of the steel.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1391S

Belzona 1391T 

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflets TCC-3 and TCC-5. after rebuilding deep pits with Belzona paste grade rebuilding product, Belzona 1391S was applied using heated airless spray with Belzona 1391T applied by brush as a stripe coat.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona was specified due to its successful track record on similar equipment and its user friendly application characteristics.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Original coating 2. Grit blasting underway 3. Inspection of 1st Coat 4. Completed application with 2nd coat applied.

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