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VOL XXIII, NO 25

Belzona® Seals Paper Machine Leaks

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Paper Mill, Poland

 
 

Application Date:

June 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Paper Machine casing

 
 

Problem:

Leaking crank casing due to inadequate sealing. Significant oil losses necessitated repairs several times per year.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
Belzona® 2211 (MP Hi-Build Elastomer)
 

Substrate:

Rubber and Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflets ENC-7 & GSS-2. An effective sealing solution was found by bonding the rubber gasket into position using Belzona® 2211. Casing defects were rectified using Belzona® 1111.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Considerable savings resulted with stopping oil leakage: 14000 litres of oil per year, resulting in direct (oil) cost savings of €21k per year. The reliability of the Belzona repair saved the need for the regular repairs to the joints saving a further €6k. And essentially to the plant, safety was improved in the area due to the lack of leaking oil.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The leaking casing
  2. Repair using Belzona® 2211
  3. Belzona® 2211
  4. Final repair situation
 
 
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