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VOL XX, NO 50

Belzona® Repairs Cracked Steel Tunnel

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Cement Works, Usje, Macedonia

 
 

Application Date:

September 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Steel Tunnel

 
 

Problem:

A 700mm long crack had appeared on the weld joint of the steel walls

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1221 (Super E-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The customer had tried to apply Silicone under the crack but it had failed within a month. This Belzona solution was designed to be a temporary solution to last 3 months until the plant was shut down when a weld repair could be carried out. The customer was very pleased with the outcome and the costs which were saved through not having to shut the plant down earlier then planned.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Steel tunnel entrance 
  2. Crack in steel tunnel 
  3. Belzona® 1221 repair
 
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