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VOL XXII, NO 41

Belzona® Facilitates Change Of Use

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil Production Platform North Sea

 
 

Application Date:

March 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Un-utilized Diesel Storage tank required for Chemical storage.

 
 

Problem:

Due to the nature of the chemicals, the uncoated carbon steel tank required to be fully coated to prevent corrosion.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets TCC-5 and VPF-13. All nozzles had Belzona inserts fitted and all the flange faces were formed with Belzona® 1111.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The alternative was to fabricate a new tank in sections out of exotic steel and then assemble it in-situ in the middle of the rig which was deemed too costly.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Top half of the vessel blasted ready to start coating 
  2. First coat of Belzona® 1341 being applied 
  3. Top half of the vessel coated with 2 coats Belzona® 1341, note masking tape in position for the reblasting of the bottom half of the vessel 
  4. Bottom half of the vessel with the first coat Belzona® 1341 applied
 
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