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VOL X, NO 2

Belzona® Rebuilds Bearing Supports On Huge Excavator

 
 

Industry:

Mining and Quarrying (MINQ)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Open Cast Brown Coal Mine in Poland

 
 

Application Date:

July 1993

 
 

Application Situation:

Crown bearings of rotational platform of large excavator (superstructure over 400 tons).

 
 

Problem:

Erosion of support surface for crown bearing

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflet ENC-7.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The technique allows for 100% support of the bearing and also allows for future replacement, should the bearing fail. The bearing used in this application was a new one.

 
 

Photographs Description

General view of the excavator partially dismantled for maintenance    Application of Belzona® 1111    A team of applicators was required to apply all the Belzona® 1111 quickly, to allow time for the rings to be located

 
 
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