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VOL XXXII, NO 173

Belzona® Repairs Allow Offloading To Resume

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

FPSO, Gabon

 
 

Application Date:

June 2017

 
 

Application Situation:

Low pressure steam turbine

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion and significant loss of metal on many areas of one half of the flange face.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-7.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The top half of the turbine was used as the former, allowing the repair to be completed in 5 hours. Prior to considering Belzona, the contractor had attempted to weld the area but it had proven impossible, leaving Belzona the only option before ordering a new turbine.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Localised damage on the flange face

2. After surface preparation

3. Forming in-operation using the other half of the split casing

4. Finished result

 
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