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VOL XXX, NO 150

Belzona® 7111 Accurately Locates Excavator Bearing Seat

 
 

Industry:

Mining and Quarrying (MINQ)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Mining Company, Germany

 
 

Application Date:

August 2015

 
 

Application Situation:

Rotary turntable bearing of one of their bucket wheel excavators used in the open cast strip mine.

 
 

Problem:

The customer required a solution to accurately locate the bearing seat of a large Excavator. By using Belzona to create the shim, 100% support of the bearing was achieved and consequently stresses reduced.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 7111

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet GSS-12. 1750 Kg of Belzona 7111 was poured to accurately locate the bearing seat.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Trials were carried out for the client to optimise the application procedure. The use of Belzona 7111 allowed for ease of access and reduced labour costs for the customer. By using Belzona to create the shim, 100% support of the bearing was achieved and consequently stresses were reduced.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The Excavator
  2. Measuring substrate temperature
  3. Pouring Belzona 7111
  4. View of the secured bearing seat
 
 
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