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VOL XXIV, NO 30

Belzona® Rebuilds Flange Face On Filter

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Hydroelectric Power Plant, Russia

 
 

Application Date:

December 2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Rubber covered flange in the filter.

 
 

Problem:

Rubber had been damaged due to long years in service and was badly deteoriated. Sealing  of the flange lost. Rubber in seal area had lost adhesion to the substrate.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2111 (D&A Hi-Build Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-13. A plastic former was manufactured and coated with Belzona® 9411 (Release Agent) before being used to form the Belzona® 2111 to precise contours.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona saved the customer time and money, application finished with minimum shutdown.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Deteoriated flange face before the application
  2. Surface preparation to flange face
  3. Completed application

 

 
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