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VOL XXVII, NO 10

Belzona® Ideal Solution For Damaged Conveyor Belt

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Paper Mill, São Paulo, Brazil

 
 

Application Date:

September 2011

 
 

Application Situation:

Conveyor belt is used to process recycled paper. A fork lift is used to load paper onto the belt.

 
 

Problem:

The fork lift driver caught the conveyor belt while he was loading the paper, stopping the process and tearing the belt.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2311 (SR Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Rubber

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How system Leaflet SHM-1. Top cover was cut back before repairing with Belzona® 2311 incorprating Belzona® 9341 (Reinforcement Tape).

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The aplication was done in 2 hours and the equipment was back in service with minimal delay. To replace or repair the belt conventionally would have involved an emergency call out from specialist contractor who would have had to travel from another city. Costs and time delay were unacceptable.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Conveyor belt damage 
  2. Preparation and conditioning with Belzona® 2911 
  3. Belzona® 2311 being applied and incorporating Belzona® 9341 (Reinforcement Tape)  
  4. Job done
 
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