KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXII, NO 5

Belzona® Seals Condenser Expansion Joint

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Energy company, Kansas, USA

 
 

Application Date:

March 2007

 
 

Application Situation:

The #4 generator condenser expansion joint.

 
 

Problem:

The efficiency of the unit was low because of the leaks in the expansion joint.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2121 (D&A Hi-Coat Elastomer)

Belzona® 2911 (Elastomer QD Conditioner)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet HEX-5. The surface was prepared with a vacublast unit. After Conditioning, three coats of Elastomer were applied to the expansion joint and approximately one inch beyond the joint.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona was chosen to do the repair because of the great success of Belzona D&A Hi-Coat at the power plant in Colwich, Kansas. After the repair, the efficiency of the unit improved significantly.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Leaking expansion joint 
  2. Mixing Elastomer 
  3. First coat 
  4. Second & Third coat
 
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 Case study pic three

 

 
 Case study pic four

 

 
 
For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com