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VOL XVI, NO 73

Belzona® Restores This Fan Pump To Like New Condition

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Pulp and paper mill in Georgia, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

February 1986

 
 

Application Situation:

35,000 GPM Gould’s Primary Fan Pump.

 
 

Problem:

Extreme graphitization had caused holes between the suction and discharge sides of this fan pump after only four years of operation.

 
 

Products:

Belzona ® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona ® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-2, CEP-3 and CEP-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The complete application from beginning to end took only three days. The pump rehabilitation, including cost of labor, machinery and products was only 15% of the cost of a new casing.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of casing showing graphitization and hole between suction and discharge sides
  2. One half of the casing being rebuilt and resurfaced
  3. Impeller in position to reform the case rings
 
 
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