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VOL XXXI, NO 193

Belzona® Repairs Turbo Separator At Paper Mill

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

 
 

Customer Location:

Forney, TX, USA

 
 

Application Date:

May 2014

 
 

Application Situation:

40 year old separator at recycling paper mill.

 
 

Problem:

Extreme abrasion producing a hole through ceramic tile and steel, causing a possible shutdown.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1811 (Ceramic Carbide)

 

Substrate:

Mild steel and ceramic tiles

 
 

Application Method:

The application timeline was critical. The application area was prepared through aggregate blast. Belzona 1811 was applied with a backer plate over the hole. Belzona 1811 was applied over other worn areas. Vessel was forced cured for start up.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The hole in the separator was shooting out water, causing a safety issue in addition to money loss. Belzona was able to repair the hole in a single, 8 hour shutdown, with no lost time.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Hole in tile and steel
  2. Hole repaired with Belzona 1811
  3. Repair to other areas of separator
  4. Overview of separator
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com