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Chem-tect™ RA 300 for Stainless Steel Agitator shaft

Industry

Chemical

 

Date 

November 2012

 

Substrate 

Stainless Steel Agitator shaft

 

Products 

Chem-tect™ RA 300

This is a glass-flake vinyl ester coating providing excellent resistance. Ideally suitable for Caustic alkalis, hypochlorite bleaches & organic solvents’. Res. Max.80°C.

 

Environment 

Ambient temperature high range pH mixing tank.

 

Challenge 

The project had to finished in a very fast turnaround of 2 days.

 

On arrival Stainless Steel Agitator
On arrival Stainless Steel Agitator
Close up illustrating chemical resistant cloth application
Close up illustrating chemical resistant cloth application
Final coat applied ready for post cure and packaging for return transport
Final coat applied ready for post cure and packaging for return transport

 

Chemco’s Solution 

Application of a high temperature and chemically resistant coating system (Chem-tect™ RA 300) which can provide a quick turnaround.

 

Scope

Abrasive blast to AS 1627.4 with a profile of 75µm minimum.

Application of RA 332 in 2 coats with a nominal thickness of 1,000µm.

Application of 400gm/m² CSM on all edges of paddles in strips between 1st and second coat. Followed by applications of RA 300 series in three coats as per Chemco specification.

Post cure as required to manufacturers specifications

 

Results

Quick turn around and back in service allowing minimal disruption to production requirements.

 

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