KHIA ID: 2927
Industry: Buildings & Structures (BSTR)
Application: VPF-Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)
Substrate: Steel Pipe
Customer Location: Worcester, UK
Application Date: November 2011

Belzona® 1291 (ES Metal)

Belzona® 1221 (Super E Metal) 

Problem: Two small pin holes had appeared under the paint in the main water pipe. Water was now leaking onto the floor creating a slip hazard over a large area.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. Surface preparation 
  2. Application of Belzona® 1291 to stem the leak 
  3. Belzona® 1291 being held in place with tourniquet during cure 
  4. Belzona® 1221 applied with Belzona® 9341 (Reinforment tape) over the Belzona® 1291 to complete the repair
Application Situation
Water pipe in a school boiler room
Application Method
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11
Belzona Facts
The mains water pipe could only shut down for a short period of time as it supplied the kitchens and the toilet block, a very fast repair was required. The repair was carried out within an hour with no disruption to the school or pupils.