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VOL XXX, NO 81

Belzona® Avoids Longer Downtime

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Fans, Blowers and Compressors (FBC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Honduras

 
 

Application Date:

December 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Francis turbine cone.

 
 

Problem:

Wear on the flange caused sealing problems and erosion/corrosion on the cone’s border. Total disassembly of the unit would cause a longer downtime.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona 1341 (Ceramic S-Metal)

Belzona 9111 (Cleaner Degreaser)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet FBC-5 and FBC-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The conventional solution required total disassembly of the unit with a long wait period and a high cost abroad, the Belzona solution was applied in situ and in 4 hours.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Damage on cone
  2. Damage on flange and application of Belzona 1321
  3. Cleaning and refilling with Belzona 1311
  4. Protected with Belzona 1321
 
 
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