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VOL XIV, NO 1

Belzona® Repairs Bearing Housing

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Cement manufacturer in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

August 1999

 
 

Application Situation:

Cement kiln-trunion bearing housing

 
 

Problem:

Lubrication system failed and caused severe damage to bearing housing.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 9411 (Release Agent)

 

Substrate:

Cast steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

A new housing costs $25,000 with a lead time of five weeks. Each day of downtime cost approximately $160,000 in lost production.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Cement kiln
  2. Surface preparation of housing with new bushing to be used as former in foreground
  3. Bushing in place with Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
  4. Reformed bearing housing
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com