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Acqueducte Boresin, Malaga, Spain

Protection of 1,500 m2 of new water pipes for Acqueducte Boresin in 2006 in Malaga, Spain. After preparing the surface by powered wire brush to CSt 3 to ISO 8501-01, Zinc Tape was applied as a single layer.

Zinc Tape protection of new water pipesPipes as delivered required wire brushing before Zinc Tape application

Zinc Tape protection of new water pipesSetting up to use the Metawrapper on pipes resting on temporary supports.

Zinc Tape protection of new water pipesLifting wrapped pipe into place.

 

British Energy, England

Repair of Nuclear power Station pipework at Heysham in 2007. After preparing the surface by powered wire brush Zinc Tape was applied as a single layer.

Original condition of pipesOriginal condition of pipes.

ZincTape wrapping of bend. Zinc Tape wrapping of bend.

ZincTape wrapping up to flanges of a pipe. Zinc Tape wrapping up to flanges.

 

Petronas, Malaysia

Repair of pipework on offshore oil platform in Bokor, Malaysia in 2005. After preparing the surface by powered wire brush Zinc Tape was applied as a double layer.

Original condition of pipesOffshore location.

ZincTape wrapping of bend. Laying up the Zinc Tape on a prepared section.

ZincTape wrapping up to flanges of a pipe. Pressing out the Zinc Tape with a Metapress.

 

Pipes at Pemex Refinery, Mexico

Zinc Tape was applied to 7000m2 of pipe and tanks in the cooling water system in 2002 after original organic paint system failed prematurely and the Zinc Tape was proven in trials. Pemex say the Zinc Tape reduced maintenance time and materials costs.

This image shows ZincTape applied to various cooling water pipes. Zinc Tape applied to various cooling water pipes.

Zinc Tape applied to vessels. Zinc Tape applied to vessels.

Zinc Tape cigarette wrapping. Zinc Tape applied in cigarette fashion to main cooling water pipe.

 

Saras Spa, Italy

Repair of 50,000m2 of severely corroded pipes at Sarroch Jetty , Italy 1992-2005. After Sandblasting to ASa 2.5 (ISO 8501-1) ZincTape was applied as a double layer by spiral wrapping with 50% overlap.

This image shows pipes after preparation, heavily corroded previously. After preparation of heavily corroded pipe.

Wrapping with metawrapper in process. During wrapping with Metawrapper.

Zinc Tape applied to pipes. Finished application.

 

Tank Base for Petkim Refinery, Turkey

Protection of the ring beam supporting the base of a tank using a single layer of ZincTape applied in cigarette fashion.

This image shows severe corrosion. Corrosion was severe threatening the structural performance.

Wire brushing in process. Wire brush preceding application in each section.

Zinc Tape applied to pipes. Corrosion protection is reestablished with Zinc Tape.

 

Universal Column

Zinc Tape was applied to the Universal Columns to give corrosion protection. In the area where concrete was to be placed a GSC Super Anode was attached to give cathodic protection.

This image shows severe corrosion. ZincTape applied to Flange and Web of UC.

Wire brushing in process. During application.

Zinc Tape applied to pipes. GSC Super Anode applied below Zinc Tape to UC area to be in concrete.

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