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VOL XXII, NO 174

Belzona® Repairs Broken Insulators

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power Distribution company, France

 
 

Application Date:

July 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Electrical Insulator in a distribution sub-station.

 
 

Problem:

Broken insulator, compromising safety on site.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2211 (MP Hi-Build Elastomer)
Belzona® 8111 (Mouldable Wood)
 

Substrate:

Porcelain

 
 

Application Method:

Pattern for the broken area taken from sound area using Belzona Elastomer. This then used to mold Belzona® 8111 to re-create original profiles

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The insulators are old and replacement is nearly impossible as similar items are no longer available. The option of repairing with Belzona® 8111 has been chosen because of the electrical properties of the product. The repair was done on site by the application team, who completed the job in a few hours.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the sub-station
  2. Broken insulator
  3. Repair completed
  4. Close up showing exact reproduction of the original profile
 
 
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