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VOL XXVIII, NO 232

Belzona® Saves A Broken Compressor Casing

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Alaska, USA

 
 

Application Date:

1982

 
 

Application Situation:

A broken compressor casing

 
 

Problem:

Freezing water damaged WWII compressor jugs. No replacement available.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona 9341 (Reinforcement Sheet)

 

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet ENC-1. Drilled, tapped and studs to hold the broken piece were put in place. The casing was coated with Belzona 1111, Reinforcement Sheet was embedded, and another coat of Belzona 1111 was applied.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This is on a WWII compressor, parts no longer available, the only alternative was a very expensive completely new compressor.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Compressor jugs showing broken casting
  2. Ready for application of Belzona 1111 with studs holding the broken piece in place
  3. Complete with reinforced Belzona 1111
 
 
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