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VOL XXIV, NO 86

Belzona® Repairs Shaft From Crusher

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Non-metallic Materials Industry, Russia

 
 

Application Date:

December 2009

 
 

Application Situation:

Shaft of 4.6 m length and weighing 7,2 tonnes from crusher which is critical part ofthe minerals plant.

 
 

Problem:

Failure of bearing caused it to spin on the shaft causing it to wear undersize.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-1. Shaft was turned down 1.5mm undersize and left with coarse thread before being rebuilt with Belzona® 1111 followed by machining back to original diameter.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Complete repair was carried out within 2 days. Customer avoided loss of production and saved considerable  monies when compared with alternatve methods.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the eccentric shaft of crusher
  2. Area before the application
  3. After surface preparation application of Belzona® 1111
  4. Completed application
 
 
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