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VOL XVI, NO 64

Belzona® Repaired Pump Lasts Six Times Longer Than A New Pump.

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Pulp and paper mill in Thunder Bay, Ontario

 
 

Application Date:

1997

 
 

Application Situation:

316 Stainless Steel Lime Sludge Pump

 
 

Problem:

The abrasive material was deteriorating the stainless steel and was only lasting six to seven months and costing as much as $14,000 to replace.

 
 

Products:

Belzona ® 1311 (Ceramic R- Metal)

Belzona ® 1391

 

Substrate:

316 Stainless steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-3 and CEP-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The repair usually lasts seven cycles (three to three and one half years), otherwise the $14,000 pump has to be replaced twice a year.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Damaged steel end plate
  2. Abraded end suction casing
  3. Rebuilt and coated lime sludge pump
 
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