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VOL XXI, NO 57

Belzona® Extends Life Of Reduction Flange In Corn Mill

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Memphis, TN

 
 

Application Date:

November 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

16" hose on a corn unloader.

 
 

Problem:

16" hose reduces to 14" pipe and at this point there is severe wear limiting life to 6 weeks.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1812 (Ceramic Carbide FP)
 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Applicaiton was carried out using Belzona System SHM-7.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This extended the life of the flange from 6 weeks to 6 months saving downtime and the expense of having to change it out.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Uncoated reduction flange
  2. Reduction flange lined with Belzona 1812
  3. Close up of lined flange
 
 
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