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VOL XXIII, NO 117

Belzona® Makes Grit Trucks Fit For The Winter

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Local Authority Switzerland

 
 

Application Date:

2003 and October 2009

 
 

Application Situation:

Screw auger from a road gritting truck

 
 

Problem:

Auger screws from salt gritting trucks get worn due to the abrasive effect of the salt grit and corrosion resulting in shorter than desired life expectancies.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-14. Two coats of Belzona® 1321 were applied to the grit blasted steel substrate.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The pictures show the coating of a new screw auger. This particular application resulted through the success in 2003 of a smaller version of this auger screw, similarly protected with Belzona® 1321. After 6 years the screw was still in service and in good condition and exceeding the customer’s expectation.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Auger screw after grit blasting
  2. Application of the first coat of Belzona® 1321 (blue)
  3. Finished first coat
  4. Finished application with second coat of Belzona® 1321 (grey)
 
 
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