OVERVIEW: After regularly replacing these sections of pipe due to failure on a monthly basis a solution was sought from Chemcote using a combination of our Abrasion Resistant composite systems and basalt fibre. The plant maintenance team are very happy with now 18 months of service.
Abrasive Coke Breeze temperatures up to 60ºC
Internals of small diameter pipe
Existing pipe lasts 4 weeks in service before a hole appears and valves an estimated 18 months service
A new addition to the Chemco International range, illustrating further coating advancements based on research and development, we now have InD-cote™; a Ceramic Bead Filled High Temperature epoxy, designed to provide protection to aggressive sliding abrasion applications, reinforced with a wrap of woven basalt fibre and top coated with RP 500 AR
Machine rebate on flanges
Abrasive blast to AS 1627.4 as per Chemcote requirements
Application of InD-cote and top coat using RP 500 AR
Application of Basalt Fibre wrap using RP 500 AR Series
Machine coated rebates
Based on the success of previous applications with a combination of our Abrasion Resistant composite systems using basalt fibre in abrasive environments a solution was sought after using the Chemco range of products and expertise. After regularly replacing these sections of pipe on a monthly basis the plant maintenance team are very happy with 9 months of service and still going. Stay tuned by sending us an email if you want to find out more.