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VOL XVI, NO 8, ELITE

Belzona® Keeps This Spline On The Straight And Narrow

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Steel manufacturer in USA

 
 

Application Date:

1995

 
 

Application Situation:

Planetary gear spline for mandril mill manufacturing pipe.

 
 

Problem:

Wear of the shaft spline due to abrasive contamination as well as misalignment caused excess slop in the drive and eventual failure of the mandril unit.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 9411 (Release Agent)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-5. Belzona® 9411 (Release Agent) was applied to the socket and Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal) was applied to both the socket and spline before mating the two pieces.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The spline was in perfect condition 5 years later when the mill finally decided to replace the spline coupling.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The equipment prior to the application
  2. Belzona® 1111 is being applied to the spline
  3. The spline and socket are being mated
  4. Excess material is being removed
 
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  Case study pic four

 

 
 
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