BELZONA TANK BASE SEALING PREVENTS STRESS CORROSION CRACKING
Industry: General Industry (GIND)
Application: GSS-Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)
Substrate: Stainless Steel & Concrete
Customer Location: Chemical Manufacturer (UK)
Application Date: October 2006
Belzona® 3111 (Flexible Membrane) System
Problem: Materials engineers on-site had highlighted that a stress corrosion cracking environment could be created if water was allowed to ingress under the tank floor.
- General view of Stainless Steel tank
- Close up of base prior to fitting the system
- Close up of the applied System
- Tank Base sealing Systems side by side
Stainless steel storage tank base seal
The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet GSS-3.
This company had previously fitted the Belzona System to eight of their carbon steel tanks & have now fitted it to three of their stainless steel tanks. The System is now the chosen one for this customer & a program is in place to apply to further tanks on-site.