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VOL XXVI, NO 36

Belzona® Protects Pipeline And Valves From Cement Abrasion

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Cement producer, Slovakia

 
 

Application Date:

2000

 
 

Application Situation:

Pipes and valves used to transport cement dust.  

 
 

Problem:

There was high abrasion caused by cement leading to local material loss of metal from valve body.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1811 (Ceramic Carbide)

 

Substrate:

steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona solution was initially accepted by customer because repair took only a few hours and the mill shut-down was very short. Since the first repairs in 2000 many more of these repairs have been completed.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Badly eroded valve
  2. Grit blasting the valves
  3. Completed valve body
  4. Re-assembled valve protected with Belzona® 1811
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com