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VOL XXI, NO 18

Belzona® Repair Of Rubber Impeller

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Chemical Plant, Italy

 
 

Application Date:

November 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Rubber covered pump impeller.

 
 

Problem:

Whilst casing had little damage, the impeller vanes were very badly damaged and needed rebuilding.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2131 (D&A Fluid Elastomer)

Belzona® 2311 (SR Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Steel & Rubber

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-9. Aluminum forms were prepared and Belzona® 2131 poured in to restore profiles. Belzona® 2311 used to reform smaller areas.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona repairs were cost effective and saved considerable downtime.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The damaged impeller
  2. Aluminum formers in place
  3. Casting underway
  4. The finished impeller
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com