BELZONA PROTECTS INTERNAL BASE OF SEPARATOR
Industry: Chemical & Petrochemical (PETR)
Application: TCC-Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)
Customer Location: Oil Refinery-Australia
Application Date: May 2004
Belzona® 1591 (Ceramic XHT Metal)
Problem: Internal erosion corrosion in lower section of separator.
- Base of vessel grit blasted
- Stripe coating of welds carried out
- Completed application
Accumulator water separator contains low octane gasoline, small amounts of H2S, ammonium bisulfide and water. Temperature up to 160°C.
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5. After thorough cleaning, the vessel was grit blasted and coated with the Belzona® 1591 taking care to initially stripe coat around the attachment bracket welds.
Belzona coatings have a proven track record in similar environments being capable of withstanding the temperatures, pressure cycling, erosion and corrosive environment found in such equipment.