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VOL XXIV, NO 90

Belzona® Saves Fine Paper Pump Casing

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Papermill, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

 
 

Application Date:

2009

 
 

Application Situation:

Pump handling fine pulp.

 
 

Problem:

Badly corroded pump volute could not be put back in service in such bad condition

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S -Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet CEP-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

In the past this pump casing would be scrapped and replaced at a cost of R20,000. The Belzona repair cost R4,000, thus saving the customer over R16,000 and providing additional years of protection and service.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Corroded Pump Volute before application
  2. Volute coated with Belzona® 1321
  3. The refurbished pump volute ready for service

 

 
 
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