KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XI, NO 14

Belzona® Provides Cost Effective Maintenance Of Oil Centrifuges

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

International Supplier of Oil Equipment

 
 

Application Date:

Ongoing since March, 1994

 
 

Application Situation:

Centrifuges used to separate fine sand particles from oil production

 
 

Problem:

The units revolve at 3500rpm. and the sand particles cause severe erosion requiring the units to be completely overhauled on an annual basis.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application is carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflet TCC-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Service life of Belzona® 1321 is 12-18 months at which point minor touch-up is required. The Belzona application is a third the cost of the previous annual overhaul at $10,000.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Centrifuge components being grit blasted.  
  2. Some of the components after coating with Belzona® 1321.  
  3. The scroll from a centrifuge.
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com