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VOL XII, NO 17

Repair And Protection Of Oil/Water Separator With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Major oil production company

 
 

Application Date:

1995

 
 

Application Situation:

Internal surfaces of an Oil/Water separation unit on an offshore production platform

 
 

Problem:

The original glass flake system failed in the severe erosion-corrosion conditions leading to holing of the unit

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111

Belzona® 1391

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona® system leaflets TCC-1, TCC-2 & TCC-5. Doubler plates were bonded over holed and deeply pitted areas before applying Belzona® 1391 to provide erosion-corrosion protection over the entire area.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The application was carried out whilst the platform was still in operation. Weld repairs would have led to serious loss of production. Belzona® 1391 has a proven track record in providing erosion-corrosion protection in the most severe of conditions

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the unit 
  2. Bonding doubler plates to holed areas  
  3. Belzona® 1391 providing complete protection to the separator internal surfaces
 
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