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VOL XVII, NO 11

Big Savings With Belzona’S Unconventional Repair Techniques

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Petrochemical facility - Minnesota,U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

June 2001

 
 

Application Situation:

Bearing failure in pump from vibration.

 
 

Problem:

Hollow spots under pump base between the grout and the steel base created vibration, thereby causing pre-mature bearing failure.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4151 (Magma-Quartz Resins)

 

Substrate:

Steel & Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Systems leaflet GSS-9. Injection Method: Product placed in pneumatic gun, injected using static mixer.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This can be completed for 1/10th the cost of rebuilding and regrouting the pump base. Application is so successful, over 200 pump bases have been done at this facility.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Removal of pump from base
  2. Installing injection ports
  3. Injecting with gun
 
 
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