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Belzona Replaces Failed Tank Base Seal



Petrochemical (PETR)


Áreas Know-How:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)


Cliente / ubicación:

Chemical plant, UK


Fecha de aplicación:

November 2004


Situación de aplicación:

Base of chemical storage tank



Original seal had cracked and allowed moisture to penetrate beneath tank base. Problem exacerbated by poor water shed leading to external corrosion.



Belzona ® 4131 (Magma-Screed)

Belzona ® 3111 (Flexible Membrane System)



Steel & concrete


Método de aplicación:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet GSS-3 and TCC-9.


Hechos Belzona:

Traditional sealing materials had failed due to lack of flexibility. Improved water shed created by applying fillet of Belzona® 4131. Belzona® 3111 has a proven track record in waterproofing tank bases.


Descripciones de fotografías

  1. Close up showing failure of original seal.
  2. Fillet of Belzona® 4131 applied
  3. Application of Belzona 3111® System underway.
  4. Application completed.
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