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VOL XXXII, NO 167

Belzona® Repairs Manway Flange On Railway Tank

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Petrochemical Company, Slovakia

 
 

Application Date:

2011

 
 

Application Situation:

Railway tank used to transport raw materials to and from the petrochemical plant.

 
 

Problem:

This tank was used to carry sulphuric acid, however, the manway area was not suitably protected so suffered from corrosion damage. 

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona 1391 (Ceramic HT)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

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

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Welding of a replacement flange was not an option for the customer. A rebuild and coat with Belzona solved the issue in a fraction of the time and cost, also preventing further damage from sulphuric acid. 

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Damaged manway

2. Following grit blasting

3. Completed Application

4. Alternate view

 
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 Case study pic four

 

 
 
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