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VOL XXII, NO 121, ELITE

Belzona® Provides Long Term Protection Against Under Floor Corrosion

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Petrochemical Plant - UK

 
 

Application Date:

May 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Carbon steel Paraxylene storage tank.

 
 

Problem:

As a result of water ingress through the mastic type seal, under floor corrosion had occurred to an extent that the floor needed replacing. The customer was looking for a longer lasting, more effective base seal to satisfy government agency requirements.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 3111 (Flexible Membrane System)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel, Ashphalt & Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet GSS-3

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This company chose to apply the Belzona system to this tank because it demonstrated their determination to increase the life of their asset. As a result of the success of this tank base seal this company has applied the system to a further 16 tanks to date. The company has also now specified the system for all tanks on-site with a further 6 already scheduled for completion. Furthermore the engineer on-site has also provided us with a testimonial letter stating their satisfaction with the system.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Before application of the Belzona system after new floor fitted
  2. Application in progress
  3. Application complete
  4. Completed application over 2 years later
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com