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VOL XIII, NO 33

Belzona® Restores Japanese Aluminum End Covers

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Paperboard Mill in Ontario, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

September 1999

 
 

Application Situation:

Aluminum end covers from formers of Kobayashi paper machine. Six formers with two end covers per machine.

 
 

Problem:

Severe erosion caused by a combination of corrosive environment and abrasion of a fanbelt.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1121 (Super XL Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Aluminum

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflet GSS-10.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Savings to the customer for six (6) pairs of formers exceeded $60,000. The parts would come from Japan and so Belzona saved them 8 to 12 weeks' worth of downtime. The repaired parts should outlast new ones.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The corroded end cover. 
  2. Work in progress. 
  3. The end cover repaired and ready for service.
 
 
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