KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXII, NO 28

Belzona® Seals Holes In Sprinkler Tank

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Municipal Waste Collection Facility, Manchester - UK

 
 

Application Date:

August 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Five meter diameter fire sprinkler, water storage tank.

 
 

Problem:

The tank was suffering from corrosion which had affected the wall thickness of the tank. In several areas this had caused holes in the tank which were now leaking. As this tank was a storage tank for water to be used for fire fighting it had to be structurally intact.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How system leaflet TCC-1

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The waste facility has to have the tank in service at all time to meet insurance and fire regulations. Belzona offered a quicker and more cost effective solution than traditional methods such as welding. The application was completed in one day.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. External view of tank
  2. Water escaping through a hole in the tank
  3. View of prepared substrate
  4. Mild steel plates bonded to tank
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 Case study pic four

 

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