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Belzona® Provides Fast Protection Of Sea Water Filter



Oil & Gas (OILG)



Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)


Customer Location:

Offshore Oil Production Company


Application Date:

February 1997


Application Situation:

Coarse sea water filter from oil production platform



Previous lining failed very quickly and vessel corroded through. Spare unit did not fit, therefore, a fast turn-around was required.



Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)



Carbon steel


Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona® Know-How Leaflets TCC-3 and VPF-13. Belzona® 1111 was used to smooth all welds before coating with 3 coat Belzona® 1341 System which was formed onto flange faces.


Belzona Facts:

Belzona® saved many days of lost production valued at more than £100,000 per day. Equally important, the Belzona® Systems have a proven track record in protecting a wide variety of process vessels in the oil production industry.


Photographs Description

  1. Strainer body being prepared for coating after weld repairs to crevice corrosion on flange faces. 
  2. Application underway.  
  3. Completed application. Note coating taken across raised flange faces to eliminate further crevice corrosion.
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