Coast Guard Sewage Tank Repair

Project Description – – Coast Guard sewage tank Repair.  

Application - Filled pits with Belzona 1111 Super Metal and coated with Belzona 5811 Immersion Grade.

Industry - Marine Industry

Contractor – Creative Maintenance Solutions crew

Problem - Tank had corrosion pits that needed to be filled and then whole tank coated for protection.

Solution - Tank was media blasted by customer.  2-man crew entered tank after it had been sterilized clean with bleach.   After profile testing and chlorides testing was complete, crew began to make repairs to pits, using Belzona 1111.  During the overcoat window of the 1111, a base coat of Belzona 5811 Immersion Grade (Black) was applied at 10-15 mils thick.  During the overcoat window of the base coat of Belzona 5811, a top coat of 5811 (Beige) was applied at 10-15 mils thick.  Coating was allowed to cure and then returned to service. 

Product Applied - – Belzona 1111 and Belzona 5811

Product DetailBelzona 1111 is a 2-part repair composite for metal repair and resurfacing based on solvent free epoxy resin reinforced with silicon steel alloy. This repair material will not corrode and resists a wide range of chemicals. It is easy to mix and apply without the need of specialist tools and can be machined using conventional tools.

Belzona 5811 is a  2-part epoxy coating which provides outstanding chemical resistance and protects equipment operating under immersion in aqueous solutions up to 50°C (122°F) from the effects of corrosion. This solvent free material can be easily applied by brush or spray to virtually any metallic and non-metallic surface, simplifying maintenance works.

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