BELZONA REPAIRS AND PROTECTS GASO TREATER
Industry: Chemical & Petrochemical (PETR)
Application: TCC-Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)
Substrate: Carbon Steel
Customer Location: Houston, TX, USA
Application Date: November 2012
Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)
Problem: Corrosive process environment used in treating Heavy Gas and Natural Gas caused excessive pitting to vessel walls. Not only did coating have to stand up to this environment it needed to withstand steam out approaching 400F.
- Vessel exterior
- Vessel floor and wall
- Close up of pitting
- Finished project
Heavy Gas treatment vessels in a refinery
Application was carried out in accordance with a specific Method Statement developed for this project which included Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-3 for repairing/renewing damaged linings. Belzona 1111 was used for pit filling; Belzona 5892 was applied using a brush as a two coat system in accordance with Belzona Instructions For Use.
Other coating compaines were considered for this job and were recommended by the Customer's corporate office. Local plant personnel knew of Belzona's success in other vessels and insisted on Belzona 5892.