BELZONA SEALS LEAKING HEAT EXCHANGER PIPE
Industry: General Industry (GIND)
Application: VPF-Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)
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.
- Leaking pipework
- Pipework manually prepared
- Pipework repaired
Pin hole leak on T Junction of the heat exchanger pipework.
The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11 after draining the system.
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.