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VOL XVI, NO 15

Belzona® Repairs Dewatering Centrifuge

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Wastewater treatment plant in California U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

February 2001

 
 

Application Situation:

Worn flights on a Humboldt Dewatering Centrifuge.

 
 

Problem:

Sludge constantly got behind wear tiles which caused corrosion as well as erosion of the flights. The unit became unbalanced and tiles frequently delaminated, requiring constant maintenance consisting of welding and retiling.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1811 (Ceramic Carbide)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-7.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This application took place at the largest wastewater facility in the coun-try. By using Belzona, it protected the flights and extended the time between routine servicing and maintenance.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Applying Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal) to tiles
  2. Fastening tiles to the flights
  3. Tiles installed along circumference of flights
  4. Belzona® 1811 applied over bolts and inlet port areas
 
 
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