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VOL XIV, NO 37

Belzona® Improves Efficiency At Mill

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Lumber producers, British Columbia, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

On going since 1983

 
 

Application Situation:

With the advent of new, smaller and more efficient computerized lumber mills, efficiency has become the key word and mills can no longer use outdated methods to ensure positive transfer of lumber.

 
 

Problem:

Lumber is transferred from one section to the next by a system of transfer rolls. To prevent slippage, past practice was to weld knobs or streaks across the roll surface. This would simply bounce the lumber to where it was required.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

Belzona® 9000 Series Aggregates

 

Substrate:

Mild steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-12.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This type of application is now recognized within the industry as a proven method of transferring lumber efficiently. With proper application and maintenance cleaning, this modification can last up to four years. Return on investment can be seen in less than six months.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Optimizer scanner in-feed ending rolls coated 
  2. Canter out-feed ending rolls coated
  3. Canter feed rolls coated
  4. Sorter table ending rolls - Belzona used as a braking surface
 
 
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