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0208- Fertilizer Plant in Romania

Industry: Water / Wastewater / Desalination
Problem: Leak repairs
Project Goal: Repair of damaged metal pipe
Location: Romania
Status: Completed
Products Used: ENECRETE WP used for Stop Leaks, DuraWrap used for Reinforcement & Rebuilding, DuraQuartz used for Rebuilt, CeramAlloy CL+AC used for Protection
Project Description

These two severely broken concrete pipes at a major fertilizer plant in Romania were leaking wastewater. This area was of great concern to the plant engineers because a foundation for some new equipment had to be constructed there.

Traditional repair / replacement would have necessitated a 25 day shutdown of this critical system which was simply “impossible”, according to the engineers.  They needed a quick, yet permanent, solution.

Remembering that ENECON Romania had provided a very effective pipe repair at this plant a few weeks before, the plant engineers put out an S.O.S. to their local ENECON Fluid Flow Systems' Specialist on a Friday afternoon. The ENECON Romania Team arrived the next morning and by 8 PM…

'Problem Solved'!

ENECRETE WP was used to stop the leaks followed by the installation of a DuraWrap carbon fiber system. DuraQuartz was then used to build up the thickness to match the diameter of the concrete pipe, followed by a coat of CeramAlloy CL+AC for good measure. 

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After Work