Rubber Lined Mild Steel
Epo-Chem™ RS 500P a wet and surface tolerant mio epoxy primer
Epo-Chem™ RP 500 series, a moisture tolerant ceramic filled epoxy top coat, providing excellent long term cavitation resistance.
15°C – 30°C sea water
The 10-year-old valve experiencing cavitation damage with replacement unavailable within a reasonable time frame. Quick turnaround for return to service required.
Protect critical surfaces by masking and abrasive blast areas to be repaired.
Weld new gussets to provide mechanical strength where lost.
Valve parts are not available from the OEM and a replacement was going to cost an estimated $120K. The repairs have effectively saved the asset owner considerable time and money in full valve replacement. The refurbished paddle is now reinforced using Kevlar and expected to provide more than 10 years of additional service life. For more information please feel free to contact Chemco on 1300 CHEMCO (243 626).
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