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VOL XIX, NO 33

Belzona® Rebuilds & Protects Pump Impeller

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Water Treatment Plant - UK

 
 

Application Date:

February 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Impeller from effluent sewage pump.

 
 

Problem:

Impeller had moved on its shaft causing it to run against the casing. This resulted in severe abrasive wear and mechanical damage.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super-Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-1 and CEP-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Previously, impellers in this condition were not considered repairable resulting in delivery lead times to source a new part as well as the associated replacement costs. The repair using Belzona meant the part could be returned to service within 48 hours.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Impeller on vertical borer prior to cleaning and refurbishment 
  2. View of wear and mechanical damage. Wire framework was used to reinforce repair
  3. Application of Belzona® 1111 underway
  4. Completed impeller after application of final coats of Belzona® 1321
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com