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VOL XXVI, NO 133, ELITE

Belzona® Protects Cyclones

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Manufacturer, France

 
 

Application Date:

April 2001

 
 

Application Situation:

Cyclone used to dewater drilling mud produced by tunnel boring machine.

 
 

Problem:

Severe abrasion due to the wet mud. The original bonded rubber lining usually used is difficult to repair insitu due to the complex surface geometry.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1812 (Ceramic Carbide FP)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application is carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-13. 

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona solution allowed repairs to be done insitu minimizing delays to the tunnel boring process. The Belzona® 1812 was easily applied and formed to the complex shape of the centrifuge. No further repairs were required after 2 years in service (2003)

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Cyclone head 
  2. Interior of the cyclone after blasting 
  3. Interior of the cyclone after the application of Belzona® 1812
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com