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VOL XXIII, NO 119

Belzona® Rescues Komatsu Loader

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Heavy equipment repair shop, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

November 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Komatsu transmission casing

 
 

Problem:

Loader drove over rock and cracked the casing in many areas

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1161 (Super UW-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Mild Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

After trying welding the cracks the oil in this casing continued to leak. That’s when Belzona® 1161 came to the rescue. Cost of repair $1500 vs Komatsu dealer repair over $20,000. Loader still running after 10 months of operation maintenance free.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Loader
  2. Cracked transmission casing
  3. Preparation of casing
  4. Belzona® 1161 after application
 
 
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