KHIA ID: 1029
Industry: General Industry (GIND)
Application: CEP-Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)
Substrate: Cast Iron
Customer Location: Soda plant, Bulgaria
Application Date: October, 2005

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)Belzona® 1392 (Ceramic HT2)

Problem: Erosion/corrosion damages on the outlet section due to high temperatures (110°C), water injection and acid contaminated flue gas.
Photograph Descriptions

Erosion/corrosion damage to the internal surfaces reviewed after blastingBelzona® 1392 appliedBelzona® 1311 used to fix the stainless steel platesView of the protected internal profile after 2,000 working hours in service of application made in 2005

Application Situation
100,000 m³/h multistage centrifugal compressor of CO2
Application Method
Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-3,CEP-5 and SHM-7.
Belzona Facts
No other effective alternative available. Stainless steel cladding was fit on the most damaged sections using Belzona® 1311 to provide further protection. Inspection after 6 months and 2,000 working hours of the unit reviewed only slight discolouration and loss of gloss. According to this application method five compressors have been protected in the plant.