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VOL XVIII, NO 31

Belzona® Repairs Massive Failure Of Kiln Support Casings

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Cement works in Egypt

 
 

Application Date:

March 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Rotary kiln used in cement production

 
 

Problem:

Casings on trunnion supports shattered due to the breakage of the roller neck.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Various strengthening plates and straps were used to add strength to the repairs. Two large casings were completely restored. Alternative was the replacement at the cost of $20,000 each and six months delivery time.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the trunnion supports
  2. The shattered casings
  3. One of the fabricated strengthening plates in position
  4. Belzona® 1111 used to bond and seal the cracked casing
 
 
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