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VOL XIV, NO 28

Belzona® Repairs Ore Bridge Crane At Blast Furnace

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Steel Mill in Ohio, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

1994

 
 

Application Situation:

Worn keyways.

 
 

Problem:

Worn keyways on the truck which moves the crane on the rails. The conventional method to solve this problem would be to machine new bases and keys. Entailing the crane being shut down for 3 to 4 days.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

A template with new key stock was made. The template was coated with Belzona® Release Agent and positioned beneath the cranes pedestal. Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal) was then applied.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Twenty-four hours later the Ore bridge was back in operation, preventing a 3 to 4 day shutdown to weld and machine a new keyway.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Overall view of Ore Bridge crane
  2. Template "C"- clamped in place
  3. Finished keyway with no machining required
 
 
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