KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXII, NO 6

Belzona® Extends Chiller Life

 
 

Industry:

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Museum, Kansas, USA

 
 

Application Date:

February 2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Chiller is essential for comfort and protection of exhibits at this Museum.

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion threatened the life of the chiller. With tight budgets the loss of a chiller would be unacceptable.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel and Copper

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet HEX-1 and HEX-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

There were two choices available. Continue with the current maintenance program and ignore the problem until failure or employ the Belzona Solution and extend chiller life.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Tube sheet before blast cleaning.
  2. Grit blasted tubesheet. Damage is very evident.
  3. Excess material removed from tube with the smooth side of hacksaw blade.
  4. Tube sheet ready for years of trouble free service.
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com