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VOL XXV, NO 92

Belzona® Elastomer Makes Mechanical Seal Refurbishment Easy

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Hydroelectric plant, Italy

 
 

Application Date:

Ongoing for 20 years

 
 

Application Situation:

Mechanical Seal from hydroelectric turbine

 
 

Problem:

The rubber seal is difficult to adjust on site. Problems also occur with misalignement.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2111 (D&A Hi-Build Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet GSS-2. Rubber ring bonded in place with Belzona® 2111 then re-machined to precise tolerance. Steel substrate is masked off and bond face grit blasted prior to bonding rubber ring in place with Belzona Elastomer. 

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Simple and cost effective replacement of a difficult spare part. Belzona Elastomer provides a strong reliable bond without the need for vulcanizing.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Protecting and blasting steel support
  2. Rubber ring being Conditioned
  3. Conditioner applied to metal support
  4. Rubber ring bonded in place with Belzona Elastomer
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com