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VOL XXVII, NO 20

Emergency Repair Of Tyre At Quarry With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Mining and Quarrying (MINQ)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Quarry, Croatia

 
 

Application Date:

May 2012.

 
 

Application Situation:

Tyre on heavy loader operating in quarry

 
 

Problem:

The tyre on the loader was damaged by sharp edged rock. Air was leaking when the crack was in bottom position under full load. Customer needed emergency repair so the loader could continue to operate until new tyres could be purchased and installed.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2311 (SR Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Rubber

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-9.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The alternative was to hire a subcontractor whilst the loader waited for new tyre to be obtained and fitted. Belzona repair stopped the air leakage and made possible for the loader to operate until new tyre arrived, for the total cost of only two hours of a hired loader!

 
 

Photographs Description

Damage in tyre 2 Damaged area prepared and conditioned with Belzona® 2911 Embedding Belzona® 9341 (Reinforcement Tape) into the crack Repaired tyre ready to operate

 
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