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VOL XV, NO 30

Belzona® Emergency Reclamation Of Refiner

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Positive Displacement Pumps (PDP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Paper mill in the United Kingdom

 
 

Application Date:

August 2000

 
 

Application Situation:

Disc refiner

 
 

Problem:

Severe erosion in the refiner body and the end cover/door led to several holes in the casing necessitating repair.

 
 

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 Leaflet PDP-6.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona had already been used in an emergency to seal a leak in the casing. During a scheduled three-day shut down a permanent repair was completed with Belzona® 1311. Then a protective coating with Belzona® 1321 was applied to this critical piece of equipment.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The refiner casing prior to preparation
  2. After grit blasting, the damage and several holes were clearly evident
  3. The repaired casing
  4. The end cover/door was also fully refurbished
 
 
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