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VOL XXX, NO 91

Fgd Agitator Blade Repair Is No Problem For Belzona® 2111

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Fans, Blowers and Compressors (FBC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power Plant, Illinois, USA

 
 

Application Date:

Fall 2014

 
 

Application Situation:

The Customer was looking for a long-term solution and repair for their agitator blades that are used in lime slurry for their FGD.

 
 

Problem:

Old blades were starting to delaminate and the rubber was holed through and fatigued

 
 

Products:

Belzona 2911 (Elastomer QD Conditioner)

Belzona 2111 (D & A Hi-Build Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The surface of the new blades was prepared by sandblasting to a near white metal finish. Then, Belzona 2911 was applied with several coats of Belzona 2111 to achieve a thick and slick uniform finish.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona solution proved to be the right choice for the customer as the application took half the time needed for replacement and our repair was less expensive. Belzona has had previous success with elastomer repairs in other areas of the FGD.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Old blades
  2. Blades with 1st coat of Belzona 2111
  3. Thickness being achieved
  4. Finished product with holes being uncoated so that Belzona 2111 could be applied to the bolts after they were installed
 
 
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