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VOL XXVI, NO 101

Belzona® Repair To Pump Shaft Bearing Surface

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power Station, South Wales

 
 

Application Date:

August 2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Main cooling water pump at Power Station. The back up pump was the only pump supplying cooling water to the Power Station meaning the reserve pump had to be fixed immediately.

 
 

Problem:

Damage had occurred to the drive shaft of the pump. Previously repaired using hot metal spraying which caused 'pick up', the customer required a fast repair.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1131 (Bearing Metal)

 

Substrate:

Mild Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-9.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona method ensured a fast return to service. Belzona cold repair avoided potential distortion through use of heat.

 
 

Photographs Description

Pump waiting to be dismantled Damaged area on shaft clearly visible First machine cut being applied to Belzona® 1131 rebuild Completed repair ready for pump re-assembly

 
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