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VOL XXVIII, NO 24

Belzona® Repairs A Dragshaft

 
 

Industry:

Mining and Quarrying (MINQ)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Mining Industry, USA

 
 

Application Date:

October 1997

 
 

Application Situation:

Dragshaft repair with an interference fit of 0.005-0.008”

 
 

Problem:

Worn shaft due to bearing failure

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-10. A mold was made at a local machine shop, clamping on the seal surface and utilizing the window between the bearings as the second locator point.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Shaft repairs of any size can be molded in place, thus reducing downtime. Savings to the client was estimated to be around $350,000.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Initial damage 
  2. Surface Preparation 
  3. Molding Belzona 1111 
  4. Complete application
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com