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VOL XIV, NO 34

Belzona® Provides Protection For Vacuum Pump Cone

 
 

Industry:

Sugar (SUGR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Sugar beet mill in Minnesota, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

1993

 
 

Application Situation:

Vacuum pump cone.

 
 

Problem:

Erosion/corrosion damage can occur over the surface of a vacuum pump cone due to particle entrainment and chemical attack.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet CEP-8.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The machinability of the Belzona 1000 Series Metals like the Belzona® 1111 in this case ensures that the right taper is achieved on the cone, and that all imperfections are filled. The use of a coating system further reinforces the overall protection.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Removal of any of the cone's surface contaminants is treated with a torch
  2. Use of Belzona® 1111 to rebuild irregularities
  3. Belzona® 1341 provides final erosion/corrosion protection
 
 
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