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VOL XXXIII, NO 118

Cooling Water Outlet Protected With Belzona® 1321

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Ireland

 
 

Application Date:

September 2018

 
 

Application Situation:

Sea water used as coolant in open cooling system in coal fired power station. Steel cooling water outlets below the condenser

 
 

Problem:

The existing rubber lining had reached its end of life. The existing rubber was no longer providing the steel pipes with protection from erosion/corrosion. The rubber needed to be removed to allow for application of Belzona 1321

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1321

 

Substrate:

Mild Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The rubber was stripped. The steel was grit blasted and then washed to removed all salts. The steel was blasted back to ISO 8501 SA 2 1/2 and Belozna 1321 was applied in two coats

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona 1321 is substantially cheaper than rubber lining. Belzona 1321 had been used in the past in that station to re-line pipe work and equipment that had been previuosly rubber lined.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Rubber lining in outlet pipe 2. Condition of rubber lining 3. Blasting in progress 4. Finished Belzona 1321

 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com