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VOL XVI, NO 63

Chemical Attack And Galvanic Corrosion Stopped With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Paper mill in Georgia, USA

 
 

Application Date:

March 2000

 
 

Application Situation:

Primary fan pump stuffing box.

 
 

Problem:

White water chemical attack, coupled with galvanic corrosion caused this large Goulds primary fan pump’s stuffing box to deteriorate.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet CEP-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Goulds pumps actually manufactured a special sleeve and instructed the mill to use Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal) until such time as a replacement pump could be manufactured and delivered (three weeks).

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Damage stuffing box of large centrifugal pump
  2. Galvanic damage to stuffing box shoulder
  3. Rotating assembly dropped into the wet Belzona
  4. Stuffing box completely rebuilt with Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
 
 
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