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VOL XXVI, NO 19

In-Situ Belzona® Shaft Repair

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

University, London

 
 

Application Date:

December 2011

 
 

Application Situation:

Air handler shaft

 
 

Problem:

The worn shaft was causing vibration and so much noise that they could not use the lecture hall.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Mild steel

 
 

Application Method:

The repair was carried out in accordance with the Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-2. The required shaft diameter was restored using a pre-fabricated former.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The university needed a quick repair as they required the lecture hall urgently. The customer chose Belzona as they knew they could turn the job around far quicker and cheaper than traditional repair or replacement. They used £100 of product and 2 days labour versus £4,000 and 7 days using conventional methods.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Worn shaft
  2. Prepared surface
  3. Former being clamped in place
  4. Completed repair
 
 
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