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VOL XXIII, NO 62

Belzona® Rebuilds Wastewater Pump Impeller

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Water treatment plant, Des Moines, Iowa U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

May 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Pump impeller handling raw water.

 
 

Problem:

The impeller was badly eroded and damaged due to grit and solids running through the pump

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S Metal)
 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The applications was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet CEP-1 & -3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona was chosen to rebuild the impeller at a fraction of the replacement cost.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Damaged impeller after being baked and grit blasted
  2. Impeller with wire mesh in place to support Belzona and help form profiles
  3. Profiles restored with Belzona® 1111
  4. Rebuilt impeller being balanced
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com