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VOL XXXII, NO 100

Belzona® Coating For Internal Of Closed Drain Drum

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Refinery, Indonesia

 
 

Application Date:

July 2017

 
 

Application Situation:

Newly Fabricated vessel to be part of the Cilacap Blue Sky project. The vessel weighs 10.4 ton with a total internal area of approx 70 m². Designed with an operating temperature of 70°C, and an operating pressure up to 0.2 kPa g.

 
 

Problem:

The vessel required protection from the corrosive operating conditions. Belzona 1291T was specified for the work. The installation of Belzona nozzle inserts into small bore nozzles was included.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1391T

 

Substrate:

Grit Blasted Carbon Steel SA516-70

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5 and TCC-16. Nozzle inserts were manufactured and bonded into small diameter nozzles to ensure continuity of protection. The coating process was carried out with the vessel on rollers which avoided all overhead application work, and reduced application time considerably.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Instead of using upgraded metallurgy or increased wall thickness, the asset owner chose to use a Carbon Steel vessel coated with Belzona 1391T.  

 
 

Photographs Description

1. General view of the vessel during grit blasting 2. 1st coat of Belzona 1391T almost completed 3. high voltage pinhole detection under-way 4. Completed application of Belzona 1391T 2 coat system

 
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