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VOL XXXII, NO 86, ELITE

Belzona® Provides Erosion Corrosion Protection To Ore Thickener

 
 

Industry:

Mining and Quarrying (MINQ)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Gold Mine, Mauritania

 
 

Application Date:

September 2015

 
 

Application Situation:

Thickener used to dewater gold containing ore.

 
 

Problem:

Both the wall and bottom areas of the thickener were suffering from general corrosion damage.  Also, there was a significant presence of erosion on the bottom area up to the height of the rotary arm caused by the slurry.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1331

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The coating was applied to the entire thickener according to the Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Customer was looking for a long term corrosion protection and erosion resistant coating. Feedback from customer in November 2016 confirmed that thickener was still working well with no issues.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Application in process

2. Inspection of Belzona 1331

3. Thickener fully protected with Belzona 1331

4. Thickener in service after completion of the application.

 
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