BELZONA REPAIRS EBONITE LINING IN ACID STORAGE TANK
Industry: General Industry (GIND)
Application: TCC-Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)
Customer Location: Chemical manufacturer, Cataluña, Spain
Application Date: October 2010
Belzona® 4301 (Magma CR1 Hi Build)
Belzona® 4311 (Magma CR1)
Problem: The Ebonite coating in a tank containing 26%Hydrochloric acid had localised damage (cracks, grooves, seam failures, adhesion problems) due to the acid contents of the tank.
- Outer view of the tank to be repaired
- Damaged area of Ebonite
- Local rebuilding of ebonite with Belzona® 4301 after surface preparation
- Ebonite coated with Belzona® 4311
Producer of Caustic soda using Electrolysis process.
The application was carried out according to the Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-2.
The Belzona products allowed a short downtime for the tank, with easy and in-situ application, without needing to replace the whole ebonite coating, and with a minimum cost compared to the substitution of the existing coating.