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VOL XXXII, NO 82

Belzona® Superwrap II Protects Underground Pipeline

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Refinery, Shaanxi, China

 
 

Application Date:

July 2016

 
 

Application Situation:

Oil pipeline buried under 1.5 metre depth.

 
 

Problem:

The pipe external wall had corroded due to the long-term humid environment. Pitting corrosion had led to significant wall thinning.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1161 (Super UW Metal)

Belzona SuperWrap II

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out by a validated installer following the specific design generated for this application.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This Belzona SuperWrap II application presented an effective and low-cost repair solution. Rather than expensive and time-consuming replacement of the whole pipeline, the Belzona SuperWrap II application required no hot work and was completed rapidly and with reliable results.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Severe corrosion in the thinned-wall

2. Surface preparation underway

3. Application of Belzona SuperWrapII

4. Application completed

 
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