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VOL XXVIII, NO 22

Repair Of Motor Block Of 789 Mining Truck

 
 

Industry:

Mining and Quarrying (MINQ)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Mine, Chile

 
 

Application Date:

January 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Required onsite repair of an engine block with a product that could withstand the temperature generated by the engine.

 
 

Problem:

The engine was corroded and presented a problem in the filtration area where water flows from the engine block

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The damaged area was cleaned, and heat was applied to eliminate oil residue. Next, the area was roughened with sand paper and Belzona 1111 was applied to the prepared surface.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Time and money was saved, as the repair utilizing Belzona 1111 to repair the motor block took only 3 days. In comparison, if the truck had been sent to the workshop it would have taken 2 months to be repaired.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Damaged engine block
  2. Application of Belzona 1111
  3. Engine block repaired with Belzona 1111
  4. Repaired mining truck 789
 
 
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