KHIA ID: 6075
Industry: General Industry (GIND)
Application: VPF-Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)
Substrate: Copper
Customer Location: Veneer Manufacturer, Northumberland, UK
Application Date: April 2016

Belzona 1161 (Super UW-Metal)

Problem: Customer had made several attempts to braze the leak without success due to the thin wall nature of the copper pipework. The nature of the continuous leak was creating a safety hazard.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. Leaking pipework
  2. Pipework manually prepared
  3. Pipework repaired
Application Situation
Pin hole leak on T Junction of the heat exchanger pipework.
Application Method
The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11 after draining the system.
Belzona Facts
The repair was carried out with minimal downtime and negated hot work, which had been tried unsuccessfully the first time. The Belzona solution removed the Health & Safety risk whilst also providing a permanent repair.