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VOL XXVIII, NO 249

Belzona® Gives New Life To Pump Cutwater

 
 

Industry:

Food & Drink (FOOD)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Othello, WA

 
 

Application Date:

1992

 
 

Application Situation:

Potato plant water pump.

 
 

Problem:

The worn cutwater had reduced the performance ability of this pump.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

The pump casing was grit blasted. The cutwater was rebuilt in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet CEP-1. The pump casing was coated with two layers of Belzona 1341.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This casing was one of several pulled from the scrap pile. It was repaired, coated and put back on the shelf to be installed later. The replacement cost was many times the cost of rebuilding with Belzona.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Worn cutwater
  2. Cutwater rebuilt, ready for coating
  3. Pump casing with two coats of Belzona 1341
  4. Pump casing with two coats of Belzona 1341
 
 
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