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VOL XXIII, NO 69

Belzona® Emergency Shaft Repair At Pulp & Paper Facility

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Pulp and Paper plant, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

 
 

Application Date:

2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Shaft on the Primary paper machine.

 
 

Problem:

A bearing had run dry of lubrication and caused the entire line to shut-down.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1221 (Super E Metal)
 

Substrate:

Stainless steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System leaflet MPT-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This roller was a critical in the operation of the plant. With this machine down the entire facility went down. The repair was performed during the lunch hour, saving thousands of dollars in down-time.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Shaft prior to repair
  2. Shaft during repair with former in place
  3. Shaft after repair
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

 
 
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