Project Description – Emergency leak repair
Application - Pipe leaking in the boiler room of a Nursing Home facility.
Industry - Healthcare/Medical
Contractor - Technical Consulting by CMS and work performed by customer maintenance team.
Problem - Pinhole leaks in a pipe elbow, allowing cold water to shoot across the boiler room. Leak was causing possibility of further asset damage and was a safety hazard for facility. Customer was looking for a quick return to service, long lasting repair and was not interested in replacing the pipe..
Solution - Turned cold water off and isolated the leak. Mechanically prepared the pipe substrate. Mixed and applied Belzona 1212, stippled in a piece of Belzona 9341 Reinforcement Cloth, wrapping it around the pipe. Re-applied a top coat of Belzona 1212, to fully encapsulate the Belzona 9341 cloth. The job was complete in one hour, water was turned back on and the nursing home was back in service.
Product Applied - – Belzona 1212
Product Detail - – Belzona 1212 - A 2-part surface tolerant epoxy composite engineered specifically for in-situ application to wet, oil contaminated and underwater surfaces. This multipurpose solvent free material exhibits rapid cure and excellent adhesion to manually prepared substrates, where grit blasting cannot be achieved. Belzona 1212 is easy to mix and apply without the need for specialist tools and is ideal for repair kits and emergency situations, ensuring fast back in service time.