KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXI, NO 5

Belzonas Ceramic Solution For Elephants Feet

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Korean Shipyard - 35,000 DWT Products Tanker

 
 

Application Date:

October 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Suction Wells under "Elephants Feet" in Chemical Products Tanker

 
 

Problem:

High fluid velocities combined with elevated temperatures and chemical products cause erosion-corrosion when tanks are filled or emptied.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic XHT Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 1391 was selected based upon its outstanding track record in high temperature erosion-corrosion protection, and further ships suction wells have been coated based upon the proven system.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Pre-application, showing areas to be radiussed
  2. Belzona® 1311 used to stripe coat welds
  3. Inspection of Belzona® 1391
  4. Completed Belzona® 1391 protected well
 
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