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VOL XIV, NO 2

Belzona® Expansion Bellows Repair At Power Plant

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power Plant in Texas, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

September 1999

 
 

Application Situation:

Leaking expansion joint

 
 

Problem:

Early 1950's valve had a leaking expansion joint. In order to replace the expansion joint, customer would have had to replace the valve at an estimated cost of $48,000.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2111 (D&A Hi Build Elastomer)

Belzona® 2911 (QD Conditioner)

 

Substrate:

Steel valve and rubber expansion joint.

 
 

Application Method:

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

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Use of Belzona® 2111 (D&A Hi Build Elastomer) allowed the expansion joint to be repaired for less than $2,000.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Expansion bellows after application of Belzona® 2911
  2. Belzona® 2111 being applied to the surface of expansion joint
  3. Finished repair
 
 
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