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VOL XIX, NO 91

Belzona® Pump Restoration

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Water Plant, Egypt

 
 

Application Date:

December 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Four split casing pumps

 
 

Problem:

The four pumps were very badly eroded and corroded. As a result, the flow rate was much lower than the normal flow rate.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-1, CEP-2, CEP-3 and CEP-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Each of the four pumps was facing many problems in the cutwater and the wear ring seats which decreased the efficiency of the plant. Instead of buying new pumps Belzona was used to repair the old pumps providing extra protection while restoring the plants power without resorting to buying new expensive units.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the four deteriorated pumps
  2. Corroded-eroded pump and cut water
  3. Rebuilding the eroded areas inside the pump
  4. Completed application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com