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VOL XXVIII, NO 19

Belzona® Protects Conveyor Belt Fasteners

 
 

Industry:

Mining and Quarrying (MINQ)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Gravel Pit, Panama.

 
 

Application Date:

February 2010

 
 

Application Situation:

Conveyor belt for produced sand and gravel.

 
 

Problem:

The belt fasteners were presenting mechanical problems due to premature failure. Client wanted fasteners sealed and protected with Belzona Elastomers

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2211 (MP Hi-Build Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Rubber

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-4. Surface was prepared using an MBX-Bristle Blaster before applying the Belzona Elastomer system.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The downtime of the conveyor belt due to failure of the fasteners has a high cost due to lost production. With the protection that Belzona offers, the downtime is reduced to a minimum and the life of the fasteners extended.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Surface preparation
  2. Surface conditioning
  3. Application of Belzona Elastomer
  4. Fasteners protected.
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com