KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXII, NO 140

Belzona® Rebuilds Lift Pump

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Waste Water Utility, Oklahoma

 
 

Application Date:

September 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Lift station pump.

 
 

Problem:

Pump had lost efficiency and had to be pulled. The model was foreign and had a four week lead time for parts.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-1, CEP-3 and CEP-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This impeller and bowl was rebuilt in a local repair shop using Belzona for 40% of the cost of a new one. The customer reported that when reinstalled the check valve has never gone higher!

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Eroded impeller
  2. Impeller reinforced and blasted
  3. Blasted and coated bowl
  4. Impeller after balance and rebuild
 
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 Case study pic four

 

 
 
For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com