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VOL XXXIV, NO 21, ELITE

Belzona® Realigns A Pump In A Chemical Plant

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

France

 
 

Application Date:

2017

 
 

Application Situation:

Damaged concrete block underneath a pump

 
 

Problem:

A pump sitting on a concrete block was not properly aligned anymore causing shear stress.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 4111 (Magma-Quartz)

Belzona 4911 (Magma TX Conditioner)

Belzona 7111 (Industrial Grade)

 

Substrate:

Concrete and steel

 
 

Application Method:

All the broken pieces of concrete were taken off the concrete block, then, the surface of the steel and the remaining concrete were prepared. A thin layer of Belzona 4911 was then applied and allowed to become touch dry. A wooden frame was used to rebuild the concrete block with Belzona 4111 first. Then, Belzona 7111 was poured into the remaining space between Belzona 4111 and the equipment. In accordance with Belzona System Leaflet SOS-08

 
 

Belzona Facts:

After 18 months in service, the equipment was still perfectly aligned.

 
 

Photographs Description

1- Before application

2- After surface preparation

3- After the application of Belzona 4111

4- Final application

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