KHIA ID: 1122
Industry: Cement (CMNT)
Application: TCC-Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)
Substrate: Carbon Steel
Customer Location: Cement Company, Miami, FL
Application Date: May, 2008

Belzona® 1121 (Super XL Metal)

Belzona® 3921 (GSC Surface Conditioner)

Belzona® 5111 (Ceramic Cladding)

Problem: This is a very corrosive environment due to the nature of the raw material and the high temperatures used in the process led to serious corrosion on the plant. A serious fire, However, accelerated the situation and the bauxite bin could not be used anymore, forcing a shutdown at the plant.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. Bauxite Bin After The Fire
  2. Raw Mill after application of Belzona® 3921
  3. Bauxite Bin during first coat of Belzona® 5111
  4. Bauxite Bin after completion of the application
Application Situation
Bauxite Bin and Raw Mill
Application Method
Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflets TCC-1 and TCC-5.
Belzona Facts
Belzona products have proven to be a success in the plant to prevent bridging and provide protection against the environment. Also, the quickness on the response ended saving the cement plant close to $250,000 in operation costs. Belzona solution allowed for the rebuilding of the seriously damaged areas with Belzona® 1121, then Belzona® 3921 and Belzona® 5111 system as the final coating providing corrosion and abrasion resistance in the hot environment.