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RB 300 series used on Self Cleaning Strainer

OVERVIEW:    Chemcote’s specialist team refurbished the carbon steel self cleaning strainer back wash boxes and saving the customer fabrication time and money.  

Production was not interrupted and RB 364 will provide long term protection coupled with the addition of composite reinforcement.

INDUSTRY

ENVIRONMENT

Sea Water

SUBSTRATE

Carbon steel

CHALLENGE

A short time frame due to critical power shortage stopping other major processes forced weekend work to commence. Rebuild and reinforce flanges and provide defect free corrosion protection.

SOLUTION

Remove failed coating and hot wash components. Stencil existing profiles and make a template. Pre-abrasive blast and hot wash cycle to reduce soluble salts to an acceptable level.

SCOPE

Abrasive blast Self Cleaning Strainer to AS 1627.4 

Class 3 Application of RB 332 to the internals including flanges

Reinforce casting using Composite repair techniques to reinstate original strength

Holiday testing up to 12kV to detect and rectify defects

OUTCOME

Refurbishing the self cleaning strainer back wash boxes saved the customer 8 days in fabrication time and money ensuring production is not interrupted. RB 364 will provide long term protection coupled with the addition of composite reinforcement.

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