BELZONA REPAIRS CORRODED PIPEWORK ON METHANE TANK
Industry: Water / Wastewater (WATR)
Application: VPF-Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)
Customer Location: Water treatment plant, Bulgaria
Application Date: July 2004
Belzona® 4301 (Magma CR1 Hi-Build)
Belzona® 3121 (MR7)
Problem: Corroded area and leaking hole on the Methane pipework.
- Damaged areas preview
- Belzona® 4301 applied with reinforcement plates
- Belzona® 3121 applied over the corroded areas
Pipework for collection of the gases on tank top cover
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet VPF-11a. Belzona® 4301 was applied with reinforcement plates over the holed areas. Further Belzona® 3121 with Reinforcing Sheet was applied over the severely corroded areas for protection and to prevent gas leakage.
Belzona was choosen as a simple and cost effective repair approach with fast return of the equipment to operation. The conventional repair by welding was not an option in this situation because of the hot work danger.