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Tank Base Sealing With Belzona



Petrochemical (PETR)



Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)


Customer Location:

Oil Production Company, North East Scotland


Application Date:

October 2005


Application Situation:

108m diameter oil storage tank



Water was penetrating under the anular ring leading to a corrosion risk.



Belzona® 4131 (Magma Screed)

Belzona® 3131 (WG Membrane)



Carbon Steel & Concrete


Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet GSS-3. Damaged areas of the concrete base were repaired with Belzona® 4131 prior to the full circumference of the base being sealed with a fully reinforced Belzona® 3131 system.


Belzona Facts:

The original plan was to inject a silicon type sealer around the tank base or a bitumastic coating but these were known to only offer temporary seal. The Belzona tank baser sealing system has a proven track record and this tank was found to be in perfect condition when inspexcted in 2012.


Photographs Description

  1. The oil storage tank
  2. Belzona® 3131 applied
  3. Close view of Belzona® 3131 system
  4. Belzona 3131 inspected in 2012 still in perfect condtion
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