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VOL X, NO 18

Belzona® Rotary Water Strainer Wheel

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil Refinery Power Station in Trinidad

 
 

Application Date:

December 1992

 
 

Application Situation:

Rotary water strainer wheel

 
 

Problem:

Extensive erosion/corrosion to the strainer wheel assembly which is in salt water service

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflets SOS-1 and SOS-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide) was used to hold the blast, and formers were used to rebuild the vanes. The entire wheel was rebuilt with Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal) and overcoated with Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal). The application saved the operation of the plant since a replacement wheel was no longer available.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The wheel, note the extensive erosion/corrosion  
  2. Application of Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal) in progress  
  3. Finished application with the gear assembly in place
 
 
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