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VOL XXVII, NO 120

Belzona® Repairs Shaft Quickly And Effectively

 
 

Industry:

Steel (STEL)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Aluminium producer, Brazil

 
 

Application Date:

June 2011

 
 

Application Situation:

Conveyor roller.

 
 

Problem:

Lubrication failed and the bearing wore the shaft creating vibration. The equipment had to be stopped and the shaft repaired.  

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Mild steel

 
 

Application Method:

The repair was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet MPT-1. The required shaft diameter was restored using machining method.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona repair reduced the plant downtime. The lathe operator was able to complete the entire repair by himself. There was no need for welder or special equipment.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The roller mounted in the lathe 
  2. The damaged shaft end 
  3. Shaft prepared by rough machining 
  4. Belzona 1111 machined back to required diameter
 
 
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