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VOL XXX, NO 146

Belzona® Repairs Irrigation Hose

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Northwestern Washington, USA

 
 

Application Date:

September 2015

 
 

Application Situation:

Plastic irrigation hose uncoiled from its reel in the field.

 
 

Problem:

A small crack formed from hose working on and off the reel.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 2111 (D & A Hi-Build Elastomer)

Belzona 2911 (Elastomer QD Conditioner)

Belzona 9341 (Reinforcement Sheet)

 

Substrate:

ABS Plastic

 
 

Application Method:

The pipe was lifted to working height for preparation and application. Then, the pipe was scuffed with a roughing brush for 2 inches on both sides of the crack. The pipe was conditioned before applying a layer of gelled Belzona 2111, followed by Belzona 9341 and an overcoat of Belzona 2111.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Both mechanical couplings and high temperature fusings have been tried and failed. The customer has had other successful repairs for conveyor belts with Belzona and selected another Belzona solution.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Hose lifted to a working height. 
  2. Roughing brush used to obtain a rough surface profile.
  3. Belzona 2111 with Belzona 9341 applied over the conditioner.
  4. Completed application.
 
 
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