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VOL XXIV, NO 48

Belzona® Repairs Large Spool Pieces

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Nuclear Power Plant, UK

 
 

Application Date:

August 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Damaged spool faces. Corrosion and distortion from weld stresses.

 
 

Problem:

An alternative repair materioal was used previously but had failed. The product was used to resurface the face of the spool where there was distortion.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Supermetal)

 

Substrate:

Cast steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-13.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Client had previously used an alternative  product but had found that it could not withstand the weight of the valve spools on it. Using Belzona® 1111 the machined flange face can withstand immense compressive loads so providing for long term durable sealing.

 
 

Photographs Description

1 & 2 Pre-machined flange surface

3 & 4 Finished machined flange faces

 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com