BELZONA SEALS HEAT EXCHANGER AT METHANOL PLANT
Industry: Chemical & Petrochemical (PETR)
Application: HEX-Heat Exchangers (HEX)
Substrate: Carbon steel
Customer Location: Chemical plant, Iran
Application Date: December 2010
Belzona® 1511 (Super HT Metal)
Problem: There was a lot of leakage between tubes and sheet due to galvanic corrosion.
- Workers corking the tubes
- Close up
- Tube sheet face rebuilt with Belzona® 1511
- Completed application after removal of corks
Heat exchanger with temperature around 150°C used in the Methanol process.
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet HEX-1.
The high heat resistance of Belzona® 1511 ensured long term adhesion to the hot substrate. The Belzona repair saved both time and costs over the alternative of welding or re-tubing.