BELZONA SUPERWRAP II SOLUTION FOR CRUDE OIL PIPELINE
Industry: Chemical & Petrochemical (PETR)
Application: VPF-Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)
Substrate: Carbon steel
Customer Location: Refinery, Tarragona, Spain
Application Date: March 2016
Belzona SuperWrap II
Belzona 5811 (Immersion Grade)
Problem: Pipeline had suffered thin-wall defects in eight separate areas.
- Thin-wall defect on pipeline
- Wetting out the surface
- Belzona SuperWrap II applied
- Repaired area overcoated with Belzona 5811
Crude oil Pipeline at the refinery.
The application was carried out by the Belzona Distributor's staff who are validated to design and apply the compliant system. Eight repairs have been completed in accordance with the ISO and ASME standard over a 10-day period. After Belzona SuperWrap II cured, the repaired areas were overcoated with Belzona 5811 for an aesthetically pleasing finish.
The Belzona Distributor was awarded a two-year contract for the application of composite solutions in these facilities as a result of various successful projects repairing pumps, heat exchangers and chemical containment areas. Previous Belzona SuperWrap jobs, carried out successfully at this and other refineries of the same group, led to the Distributor being awarded this new repair job, and the customer was particularly pleased with the new generation Belzona SuperWrap II which, due to faster application times and a significantly reduced downtime.