BELZONA PROTECTION TO FLANGE EDGES ON GLASS LINED PROCESS VESSELS
Industry: Chemical & Petrochemical (PETR)
Application: TCC-Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)
Substrate: Mild Steel
Customer Location: Chemical Plant, South Wales, UK
Application Date: 2012
Belzona 1392 (Ceramic HT2)
Problem: External flange edge corrosion preventing correct sealing of the vessels.
- Preparation of habitat, product and equipment prior to coating procedure
- Substrate condition following grit blast preparation
- Completion of first coat colour coded grey
- Completion of second coat colour coded red
Glass lined process vessels used in the manufacturing process.
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet TCC-3. Specific attention had to be given to the grit blasting and application to ensure damage was not caused to glass lining.The coating must align perfectly to the full circumference of the glass lineing in the vessel.
Sister plant in Kentucky use Belzona for same application. Following detailed discussions with the client the Belzona 1392 was selected for the application and a full turnkey application service offered to ensure application met the stringent requirements. Belzona has provided an extremely cost effective solution by reducing down-time and extending the longevity of the asset life. The application is now specified when new or refurbished glass lined vessels are ordered.