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VOL XXI, NO 19

Pump Sump Protection With Belzona® On Oil Tanker

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil Tanker owner, Palermo, Italy

 
 

Application Date:

February 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Sumps (suction wells) located underneath "Elephants feet" in cargo tanks.

 
 

Problem:

Erosion/Corrosion due to the constant liquid flow over the sump during cargo transfer.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic HT Metal)
 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This is a standard application carried out by a variety of owners and ship builders. The use of Belzona in this instance minimised dry-docking time. The Belzona® 1391 provides excellent erosion resistance when handling heated cargo.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The tanker in dock.
  2. Sump after blasting.
  3. Sump coated with Belzona® 1391.
  4. Completing the application.
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com