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VOL XXX, NO 76

Belzona® Repairs And Protects Sea Water Circulation Pump

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power plant, Fujian, China

 
 

Application Date:

2014

 
 

Application Situation:

The casing of sea water circulation pump

 
 

Problem:

After years of operation, the casing was badly eroded and damaged by the sea water

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-1 & CEP-3. Holes were repaired with Belzona 1311. The high spots were ground down to smooth the surface and Belzona 1341 then applied.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The cost of replacing the pump was around £300,000 and Belzona solution cost less than 10%. The life of this pump is extended with improved efficiency of fluid handling. This project won the client's trust and more repair projects have been carried out.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Overview of the circulation pump
  2. Surface preparation by grit blasting
  3. Close-up view of the damaged area after the blasting
  4. Completed application
 
 
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