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VOL XXXII, NO 160

Belzona® Superwrap Patch Saves Tank

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Tarragona, Spain

 
 

Application Date:

August, 2016

 
 

Application Situation:

A carbon steel storage tank (6m in diameter and 10m high) on a manufacturing plant, stored a water soluble non ionic soil release polyester for liquid detergents and cleaners.

 
 

Problem:

Several areas of the tank had a loss of metal thickness due to corrosion under insulation.

 
 

Products:

Belzona SuperWrap II System

Belzona 5811 (Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona System Leaflet VPF-11. The repair was then overcoated with Belzona 5811 to give an aesthetically pleasing finish. 

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Engineering and Maintenance Department requested a solution according to recognised standards. Belzona SuperWrap could be installed according to ISO 24817 with a 10-year lifetime and engineered design. 

 
 

Photographs Description

1- The problem.

2- Setup to gain access.

3- Finished patch repair.

4- Overcoating with Belzona 5811.

 
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