KHIA ID: 2713
Industry: Chemical & Petrochemical (PETR)
Application: VPF-Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)
Substrate: Steel
Customer Location: Chemical plant, Germany
Application Date: May 2010

Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic HT)

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Problem: Flanged joint was leaking at the gasket and through the bolts. Customer required an in-situ repair to seal the leak as joint could not be dismantled to effect a conventional repair.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. Leaking flange
  2. Belzona® 1111 applied to bolts
  3. First coat of Belzona® 1391 applied
  4. Completed application
Application Situation
Large flange in hot brine process system
Application Method
Application was carried out using a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11. The surface was prepared by grit blasting. The bolts were fully encapsulated using Belzona® 1111 to seal the leaks in these areas. Following this Belzona® 1391 incorporating Reinforcement tape was used to completely encapsulate the flange joint.
Belzona Facts
The Belzona products were chosen to withstand the high process temperatures (120°C) and have proven to be totally effective leading to several aimilar repairs at the facility.