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VOL XIII, NO 27

Complete Refurbishment Of Vacuum Pump With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Positive Displacement Pumps (PDP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Pulp and Paper Plant, Portugal

 
 

Application Date:

July 1998

 
 

Application Situation:

Large vacuum pump

 
 

Problem:

Extensive corrosion on all parts including rotor, end covers, and cones.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How system PDP-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona application was carried out at a fraction of the cost of a new unit and erosion/corrosion resistance of Belzona® 1341 will extend life of the pump beyond that of an unprotected unit.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The degree of corrosion clearly evident on the head assembly  
  2. The refurbished head assembly 
  3. Application to rotor underway 
  4. The pump being re-assembled
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com