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VOL XXII, NO 81

Enhancing Pump Efficiency With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Water supply station, Egypt

 
 

Application Date:

February 2003

 
 

Application Situation:

Large centrifugal water pump.

 
 

Problem:

The efficiency of the pump had decreased due to the eroded casing and impeller.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic–R Metal)
Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)
 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application procedures were carried out in accordance with Belzona® Know-How System Leaflet CEP-5 & 10.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The pump casing and impeller were rebuilt to their original dimensions. As a result and with coating the casing and impeller with Belzona® 1341 the efficiency of the pump has been increased from 800 lit/sec. to 1100 lit/sec.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Pump removed from service
  2. Cavitated impeller
  3. Impeller rebuilt and coated
  4. Casing completed
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com