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VOL XXXII, NO 10

Belzona® Repairs Pump Foundations

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Petrochemical Co, Romania

 
 

Application Date:

February 2013

 
 

Application Situation:

Deteriorated pump foundations

 
 

Problem:

Due to vibration and contact with petroleum products, the foundation of the pump were showing severe deterioration. Cracks were appearing and the holding down bolts were not secure.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 4111 (Magma-Quartz)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflets FPA-1 and FPA-10. The affected area was cleaned by gritblasting and degreased to remove hydrocarbon contamination. The affected areas were then rebuilt, including grouting in new clamping bolts.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona repair was completely quickly, whilst also offering high compressive strength, chemical resistance and excellent resistance to vibration.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Pump foundations damaged due to vibration 2. Point of attachment between the pump and pedestal showing signs of deterioration 3. Bolts grouted in place 4. Final repair

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