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VOL XXVIII, NO 246

Belzona® Repairs Cracked Engine Block

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

WA, USA

 
 

Application Date:

1992

 
 

Application Situation:

John Deer engine block.

 
 

Problem:

Engine block cracked by freezing water.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The only alternative was to replace the block. Instead, $50.00 of Belzona 1111 was used to solve the problem.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Drilling holes along crack
  2. Threading holes
  3. Studs installed, grinding surface
  4. Reinforced Belzona 1111 applied to seal the crack
 
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