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Belzona® Repairs Holed Nozzle On Glycol Plant



Oil & Gas (OILG)



Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)


Customer Location:

Gas Processing Plant, UK


Application Date:

August 2007


Application Situation:

Corroded and holed 3 inch diameter nozzle



Corrosion had caused severe wastage of a nozzle which resulted in two holes breaking through.



Belzona® 1291 (ES Metal)
Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)




Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leflet VPF-11a. Plates were tailor made on site to completely encapsulate the nozzle. Once bonded, the whole nozzle was also wrapped.


Belzona Facts:

Due to the location, attempting to hot-work/weld repair the nozzles, was not an option. Replacing the nozzle was not possible within a reasonable time frame and would have been very expensive and caused major plant down time. The work was done via a Belzona approved application company and saved the client Millions in lost downtime.


Photographs Description

  1. View of plant area
  2. View of one of the two holes in the nozzle
  3. View of the plates prior to bonding
  4. View after the plate bond and wrap was completed
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