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VOL XXVIII, NO 27

Belzona® Repairs Swing Shaft Bushing

 
 

Industry:

Mining and Quarrying (MINQ)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Mining Industry, USA

 
 

Application Date:

October 2009

 
 

Application Situation:

Damaged swing shaft bushing on a dragline

 
 

Problem:

Swing shaft bushing are segmented brass and fit loosely. Belzona was used to shim the OEM bushings for a tighter fit.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet GSS-7. Surface was cleaned and degreased from oils and prepared using hand tools.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Bushings were replaced often due to the loose fit. Belzona 1111 repair augmented the OEM fit thus improving run life.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Damaged bushing
  2. Application in progress
  3. Complete application
 
 
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