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VOL XVIII, NO 32

Belzona® Repairs Conveyor Drive Shaft In-Situ

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Cement works in Egypt

 
 

Application Date:

September 2003

 
 

Application Situation:

Clinker elevator

 
 

Problem:

Drive shaft was badly worn due to incorrect tightening of the adjustable sleeve which leads to relative motion between the shaft and the sleeve.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 1311 was injected, using pneumatic injection pistol, into former constructed to restore correct shaft diameter. The Belzona repair was carried out without need to remove shaft from the plant saving many days work.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the elevator lifting clinker into silos
  2. Damage to the shaft
  3. Former in place and Belzona® 1311 being injected
  4. Accurate diameter restored to the shaft
 
 
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