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A Cost Effective Solution To Severe Pitting - 11 Years Later: Perfect



Oil & Gas (OILG)


Áreas Know-How:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)


Cliente / ubicación:

Gas plant - Alberta, Canada


Fecha de aplicación:

May 1990


Situación de aplicación:

Amine reboiler heat exchanger



Severe pitting at froth line top and side walls.



Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)



Carbon steel


Método de aplicación:

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


Hechos Belzona:

The Belzona System was more cost effective than the alternative of a metalizing spray weld repair. The repair has held up and the heat exchanger is still in operation, 11 years later.


Descripciones de fotografías

  1. Amine Reboiler
  2. Grit blasted, surface checked for impurities and salts
  3. Application of Belzona® 1311 and Belzona® 1321 completed
  4. Inspected one year later. Scaling of chemicals used in the process, when scraped off, revealed Belzona application was still in excellent condition.
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