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VOL XVIII, NO 47

Belzona® Seal Solutions For Generators

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power station on the St. Lawrence Seaway - Canada

 
 

Application Date:

June 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Generator housing

 
 

Problem:

Generator housing was worn and the concrete that the housing was set into over 40 years ago had deteriorated, causing movement of the housing.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 4111 (Magma-Quartz)

Belzona® 4151 (Magma-Quartz Resins)

 

Substrate:

Concrete and steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with modified versions of Belzona Know-How System Leaflets GSS-8 and GSS-9.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

A slurry mix was made of Belzona® 4111 and Belzona® 4151 so it could be injected through the steel in concrete voids. Following this, Belzona® 1311 was used to provide an even seat for the generator to set upon.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Traversing the St. Lawrence Seaway takes some 8.5 sailing days
  2. Slurry mix of Belzona Systems being injected into the voids
  3. Formers were fabricated to rebuild the inside seat area
  4. Inside seat reformed
 
 
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