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VOL XIII, NO 34

Belzona® Restores Coal Boxes

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

A University's coal fired power plant in Western Massachusetts, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

September 1998

 
 

Application Situation:

Coal handling boxes.

 
 

Problem:

Coal boxes were worn from years of abrasion.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1811 (Ceramic Carbide)

 

Substrate:

Cast steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflets SHM-13 and SHM-14.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The cost for replacing all six (6) coal boxes would have been $21,000 plus additional installation costs. The Belzona repairs were carried out for approximately $2,500. A one year inspection shows no signs of wear.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of surface preparation of the six coal boxes.  
  2. Close-up of wear areas.  
  3. Completed Belzona® 1811 (Ceramic Carbide) repair.
 
 
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