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Belzona® Repairs Fan At Pulp And Paper Mill



Pulp & Paper (PLPR)



Fans, Blowers and Compressors (FBC)


Customer Location:

Pulp and paper mill - South Africa


Application Date:

March 2001


Application Situation:

Corrosion protection at elevated temperatures.



Magnesium Oxide fan and casing were being destroyed by a serious corrosion/erosion cycle. The process temperature was 150-165C. Although the process is dry, moist air was being sucked in through the shaft hole, corroding the steel.



Belzona® 1391

Belzona® 6111 (Liquid Anode)

Belzona® 5111 (Ceramic Cladding)



Mild Steel


Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets FBC-2 and FBC-5.


Belzona Facts:

An imitation product had been previously used and only lasted for 10-12 months. The engineers chose Belzona for a more long lasting, cost effective solution for the fan and casing. The fan blades were coated with Belzona® 1391 for outstanding erosion/corrosion protection.


Photographs Description

  1. The fan has been grit blasted and is ready to be coated
  2. The top of the fan casing has been coated with Belzona® 6111 (Liquid Anode)
  3. Belzona® 5111 (Ceramic Cladding) is being applied to the fan casing bottom
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