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VOL XI, NO 33

Belzona® Coal Pipe Elbows

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Fossil Power Plant in Alabama

 
 

Application Date:

1992

 
 

Application Situation:

Coal fuel pipe

 
 

Problem:

Abrasion from coal dust causes holes in fuel pipe.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1811 (Ceramic Carbide)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflet SHM-8.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

There was no way to get to the damaged area. Consequently, holes were cut in the pipe opposite to the wear area to gain access for the repair. This application is ongoing at the plant and repairs performed have also been in place.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Abrasive grit blasting taking place in the yard.
  2. Holes cut to gain access, application of product taking place.
  3. Belzona® 1811 abrasion resistant material in place. Plates will be welded over the holes.
 
 
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