KHIA ID: 2691
Industry: Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Application: VPF-Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)
Substrate: Steel pipe
Customer Location: Leeds, UK
Application Date: February 2008

Belzona® 1291 (ES-Metal)

Belzona® 1161 (Super UW-Metal)

Problem: The pipe which carried the cool water to the primary mill was leaking. The engineers were looking to repair the pipe with minimal downtime but so far had not yet been able to come up with a method for how they would do this.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. Severe leak
  2. Leak plugged with Belzona® 1291
  3. Attention to detail during application of Belzona® 1161
  4. Finished application
Application Situation
Leaking cooling water pipe.
Application Method
Application was carried out in accordance to Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11. Temporarty seal effected with Belzona® 1291 before reinforcing with Belzona 1161 to create more permanent seal.
Belzona Facts
To shut down the pipe line for a traditional repair could cost the company up to £60,000 per hour. Belzona were able to offer a very cost effective live leak repair. The repair, visited 3 years on was showing no sign of deteriation.