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VOL XIX, NO 29

Belzona® Repairs Vacuum Pump

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Large Phosphate production faciltiy - Egypt

 
 

Application Date:

September 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Vacuum pump

 
 

Problem:

Eroded-corroded rotor and casing due to the effect of water, chemicals and limestone. The vanes of the rotor were cracked and fractured in many places.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona® Know-How System Leafets CEP-1 and CEP-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The repair was done at a fraction of the cost of a replacement, and with the Belzona Ceramic Metal System, the rotor is protected from the erosion-corrosion cycle.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The eroded-corroded rotor
  2. Repairs to cracks and fractures in the vanes of the rotor
  3. Rotor after repairing and coating.
  4. Casing after repairing and coating
 
 
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