KHIA ID: 904
Industry: Oil & Gas (OILG)
Application: VPF-Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)
Substrate: Duplex
Customer Location: Production Rig North Sea
Application Date: May 2007

Belzona® 5851 (HA Barrier)

Problem: The loss of the original paint system exposed the pipe work to a risk of stress corrosion cracking whenever the fire protection Deluge system were tested.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. Manifold showing weathering of paintwork 
  2. Belzona® 5851 applied to exposed pipe work 
  3. Belzona® 5851 applied to exposed pipe work 
  4. Belzona® 5851 applied to the manifold
Application Situation
Weathering of the original paint system on high temperature Duplex lines.
Application Method
Application carried out in accordance with modified Belzona System Leaflet VPF-2. The pipe- work was wet-blasted to remove poorly adhering paintwork and any salts from the substrate.
Belzona Facts
Allowing the application to be carried out whilst the platform was live meant that the platform did not have to shut down. Cost of shutdown in lost production is measured in millions of dollars a day. Testimonial received from RBG highlighting the benefits of the System.