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VOL XXIII, NO 64

Belzona® Protects Blower Housing From Chemical Attack

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Fans, Blowers and Compressors (FBC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Zinc Smelter - British Columbia, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Large blower.

 
 

Problem:

Hot acid mist was attacking the unprotected cast iron casing.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4341 (Magma CR4)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet FBC-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The original housing had developed a leak and had been repaired by the customer with Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal) as an emergency repair until a new housing arrived. The temporary repair was so effective the new housing was put into the stores for more than a year before replacement was finally scheduled.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The blower housing grit blasted and ready for application
  2. The backing plate grit blasted and ready for application
  3. Blower housing with 1st coat of Belzona® 4341 (Red) applied
  4. Blower housing with 2nd coat of Belzona® 4341 (Black) applied
 
 
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