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VOL XIV, NO 40

Belzona® Rebuilds Sludge Pump Components

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Wastewater treatment plant in Vancouver, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

1989 - 1990

 
 

Application Situation:

Rebuilding of sludge pump components.

 
 

Problem:

Severe erosion had caused unacceptable pump performance.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-3 and CEP-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The pumps were still in good condition five years later. Since the initial application, the wastewater treatment plant has been using Belzona's solutions for all its sludge pumps.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Backing plates - before and after the Belzona repair.  
  2. The new impeller was also protected. 
  3. The eroded casing.  
  4. The entire casing was rebuilt with Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal), and protected with Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal).
 
 
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