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VOL XIX, NO 82

End Suction Pump Repairs With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Fluid Flow (FLOW)

 
 

Application:

Positive Displacement Pumps (PDP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Sugar beet plant, Portugal

 
 

Application Date:

February 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Several large end suction pumps used in processing of sugar beet.

 
 

Problem:

The pumps had suffered severe erosion and significant corrosion caused by solids entrainment.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1811 (Ceramic Carbide)

Belzona® 1812 (Ceramic Carbide FP)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-11.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona repairs have already outlasted previous non-Belzona applications allowing them to save considerable downtime and expense.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Pump housing
  2. End covers with erosion clearly evident
  3. The components restored to original dimensions
 
 
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