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VOL XXXIII, NO 125

Belzona® Repairs And Protects A Corroded Feeding Pipe

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Petrochemical Plant, France

 
 

Application Date:

November 2018

 
 

Application Situation:

Emergency repair on a feeding pipe circulating sulphuric acid into a storage tank.

 
 

Problem:

The pipe was perforated due to corrosion and sulphuric acid was leaking out.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1212

Belzona 4341 (Magma CR4)

 

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel

 
 

Application Method:

The leak was plugged with Belzona 1212 in order to secure the pipe. The surface was then manually prepared and Belzona 4341 was used with a reinforcement sheet all around the pipe to reinforce its structure and protect it against acid, in accordance with Belzona system leaflet VPF-11.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The distributor was on site for another application but the customer needed this pipe to be urgently repaired. The customer chose Belzona for it's speed, the ease of application and the good chemical resistance of the system.

 
 

Photographs Description

1- Before application

2- After Belzona 1212 to plug the leak

3- Belzona 4341 applied with reinforcement sheets

4- Final application

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