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VOL XIX, NO 36

Belzona: Sweet Success For Chocolate Manufacturer

 
 

Industry:

Commercial Facilities (COMM)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Snack Food Producer in Serbia

 
 

Application Date:

January 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Granite lining (35-mm thick) on a chocolate mixing vessel.

 
 

Problem:

Damaged lining caused by impact through years of service.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4111 (Magma-Quartz)

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-13.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Replacement costs on this piece of equipment were about €20,000 ($16,000). The cost to repair the lining utilizing Belzona costs only €1,000 ($1,200). The lining repaired with Belzona was in excellent condition after one year in service, and looks to provide many more years of cost-effective service. The customer has given Belzona the opportunity to protect other production vessels for long-term reliability and cost savings.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Close-up of damaged lining
  2. Mechanically prepared surface ready for Belzona
  3. Completed application
  4. Close-up of repaired lining detail
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com