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VOL XXI, NO 40

Rubber Track On Crane Repaired With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Tank Fabricator, Kentucky

 
 

Application Date:

November, 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

In place repair of a rubber track on mobile crane.

 
 

Problem:

Track was ripped and would have to be replaced at a cost of $7,000 without the repair.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2221 (MP Fluid Elastomer)

Belzona® 2211 (MP Hi-Build Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

65 Durometer rubber

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-1. Once the bottom repair was cured, the repaired area of the track was rotated to the top and the top was repaired without the reinforcing sheet using Belzona® 2211.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Cost to repair was $1,500 including labor whereas replacement cost would have been $7,000 plus delivery and downtime

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Crane to be repaired 
  2. Prepared surface area ready to be repaired
  3. Lifting strap used as reinforcement sheet 
  4. Completed bottom side of the application
 
 
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