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VOL XXVIII, NO 219

Belzona® Repair Of A Sand Pump Increases Service Life

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Fans, Blowers and Compressors (FBC)

 
 

Customer Location:

South Louisiana, USA

 
 

Application Date:

February 2014

 
 

Application Situation:

Metal loss and holes in impeller vanes; pitting on outside of impeller.

 
 

Problem:

Due to high sand content in the water being pumped, impeller had holes and other areas of metal loss.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-1 and FBC-2

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The repair costs were about 40% of the cost of a new impeller and the delivery for new impeller was unacceptable. Customer selected Belzona because of past successes with Belzona products.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Impeller upon arrival
  2. Holes and other visible damage to be repaired
  3. Coated vanes
  4. Impeller finished and ready to be re-installed in pump
 
 
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