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VOL XXVII, NO 103

Belzona® Extends Valve Body Life

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power station, Kent, UK.

 
 

Application Date:

September 2013

 
 

Application Situation:

Valve from the water cooling system in the power station.

 
 

Problem:

The valve body was suffering from cavitation and would only last 4-6 weeks before breaking through the casting.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Supermetal)

Belzona® 2141 (ACR-Fluid Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-1 and VPF-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The valves are supplied on a regular basis and previous coating would erode very quickly and the valve body would need replacing every 4-6 weeks. Using Belzona® 2141 system the effects of the cavitaion have singinficatly been lowered resulting in less downtime & cost savings.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Through wall erosion damage
  2. Blasted and Belzona® 1111 applied
  3. Belzona® 2141 being applied
  4. Finished application
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com