KHIA ID: 921
Industry: Chemical & Petrochemical (PETR)
Application: GSS-Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)
Substrate: Carbon Steel & Concrete
Customer Location: Oil Production Company, North East Scotland
Application Date: October 2005

Belzona® 4131 (Magma Screed)

Belzona® 3131 (WG Membrane)

Problem: Water was penetrating under the anular ring leading to a corrosion risk.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. The oil storage tank
  2. Belzona® 3131 applied
  3. Close view of Belzona® 3131 system
  4. Belzona 3131 inspected in 2012 still in perfect condtion
Application Situation
108m diameter oil storage tank
Application Method
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet GSS-3. Damaged areas of the concrete base were repaired with Belzona® 4131 prior to the full circumference of the base being sealed with a fully reinforced Belzona® 3131 system.
Belzona Facts
The original plan was to inject a silicon type sealer around the tank base or a bitumastic coating but these were known to only offer temporary seal. The Belzona tank baser sealing system has a proven track record and this tank was found to be in perfect condition when inspexcted in 2012.