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VOL XXIII, NO 55

Belzona® Rebuilds Loader Pin Bush Housing

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Metals Recycling Facility, Missouri U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

April 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Pin bushing in Komatsu Loader. The specific bushings are where loader arms connect to the loader body.

 
 

Problem:

Wear in the pin bush housings. Conventional welding required the loader to be out of service too long.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Repairs were completed in accordance with Belzona Know How System Leaflet MPT-8.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Repairs were completed for 1/10th the cost of welding/line boring and was returned to service the next day! The Belzona Technical Consultant was on site to provide training and oversight of the repair to the customers maintenance crew. The customer plans to continue to use Belzona and save on this common repair!

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Damaged pin bush housing
  2. Surface preparation complete
  3. Dummy shaft installed to maintain alignment
  4. Finished and ready for service
 
 
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