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VOL XXII, NO 58, ELITE

Belzona® Proven Protection On Turbine Runner

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Turbine manufacturer, Italy

 
 

Application Date:

May 1987

 
 

Application Situation:

Francis Turbine runner for a Hydro Electric Plant in Africa.

 
 

Problem:

Coating protection required to deal with anticipated Erosion and Corrosion.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® EC Barrier

(Belzona® 1321 now recommended)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Surface Preparation and Application was carried out accordance with the relevant IFU and in line with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet CEP-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The customer contacted the Distributor in September 2007 for a general inspection of the coating which indicated repair was needed in areas. A proposal to refurbish with Belzona® 1321 has been made.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. First coat 
  2. Second Coat applied 
  3. Completed Application 
  4. Coating after 20 years in service
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 Case study pic four

 

 
 
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