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VOL XXII, NO 73

Belzona® Contains Sulfuric Acid

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Ethanol Plant, Iowa, USA

 
 

Application Date:

April 2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Sulfuric Acid containment area

 
 

Problem:

Sulfuric acid leaks were eroding concrete pump bases as well as floor in small containment area

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4311 (Magma CR-1)
Belzona® 4131 (Magma Screed)
 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with modified Belzona System Leaflets TCC-9 & 15. Concrete blocks were laid using Belzona® 4131 as mortar. Floor was re-profiled and sloped so any spill would run towards the drain. The entire floor and walls were coated with Belzona® 4311.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona offered the safest and most effective method of containing any spills. The application was carried out over a 3 day shut down, and there were no other alternatives offered to obtain the desired results in a short amount of time.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Concrete block being laid with Belzona® 4131 as mortar
  2. Floor sloped to the drain
  3. Pumps back in service
  4. Completed drain
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com