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VOL XXVI, NO 143

Belzona® Shaft Repair At Steel Mill

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Scotland, UK

 
 

Application Date:

April 2012

 
 

Application Situation:

Worn shafts in steel rolling mill

 
 

Problem:

Heavy wear on the drive locations led to excessive downtime for the customer

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-2. After thorough surface preparation, the Belzona® 1111  was applied by brush to the repair area. Next, a pre-made split former was clamped over the repair and additional Belzona® 1111 was injected via ports. The material was allowed to cure fully before the former was removed and the repair dressed down before returning to service

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This in-situ shaft forming process saves the customer thousands of pounds in removal and replacement costs. The durable, proven solution provides an immediate solution, avoiding lenthtly downtime.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Worn shaft prior to Belzona repair
  2. Surface preparation carried out and the bottom former in place on the shaft
  3. Former clamped in position and filled with Belzona® 1111
  4. Former removed revealing fully cured Belzona® 1111 prior to dressing down
 
 
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