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VOL XXVIII, NO 28

Belzona® Repairs Crusher’S Base

 
 

Industry:

Mining and Quarrying (MINQ)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Mine, BA, Brazil

 
 

Application Date:

January 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Interior of the crusher’s base.

 
 

Problem:

Over time, the vibration of the 100 ton machine caused the breakage of two fastening screws of the concrete base. The equipment became tilted and some parts of the concrete were already showing the metal structure, causing their oxidation. It was necessary to recover the surface with a concrete repair product with excellent mechanical resistance.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 4111 (Magma Quartz)

Belzona 4911 (Magma TX Conditioner)

 

Substrate:

Concrete and steel bar

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out based on Belzona Know-How System Leaflet FPA-1. Surface was prepared with abrasive grit blast and wire brush. After that, the conditioner Belzona 4911 was applied on the concrete and Belzona 4111 was applied to fill out the damaged areas and to rebuild the corner of the base.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This application was completed successfully allowing quick return to service.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the crusher
  2. Crusher’s base with exposed metal structure
  3. Application of Belzona 4111
  4. Crusher’s base repaired with Belzona technology
 
 
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