KHIA ID: 492
Industry: Power (POWR)
Application: SHM-Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)
Substrate: Steel
Customer Location: Power station in Macedonia
Application Date: September 2004

Belzona® 1811 (Ceramic Carbide)

Problem: The pipes had worn thin through constant abrasion from the ash. Although not leaking, plant needed to extend life of the pipes before they failed.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. The pipes before preparation
  2. Belzona® 1811 being applied to pipe and patch 
  3. The completed application
Application Situation
Pipes carrying coal ash
Application Method
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-8. Metal patches were bonded in places where pipes were known to have worn thin.
Belzona Facts
Welding had been used on small leaks but Belzona® 1811 had proven more effective both in time for application and overall abrasion resistance. Clients confidence from previous applications with Belzona® 1811 led to it being used on these pipes.