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Belzona® Facilitates Change Of Use



Oil & Gas (OILG)



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.



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



Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)



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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