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VOL XX, NO 20

Belzona® Repair Worn Caterpillar Front Loader Arms

 
 

Industry:

Mining and Quarrying (MINQ)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Separation Mine, Skopje, Macedonia

 
 

Application Date:

November 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Caterpillar front loader bucket arms

 
 

Problem:

The pivot points for the buckets hydraulic rams had become very worn and were no longer serviceable.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Mild Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-8.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona repair was chosen because it was easier, cheaper and faster that conventional methods (welding or replacement) ensuring that the front loader was back into service very much quicker and at a fraction of the cost of replacing the arms.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Caterpillar front loader  
  2. Close up of the damage  
  3. Repair in progress  
  4. Finished repair
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com