KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXII, NO 61

Belzona® Gives Life To Pump

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power Plant, Russia

 
 

Application Date:

June, 1998

 
 

Application Situation:

Large pump 16 NDN working in drainage system.

 
 

Problem:

Due to inaccurate assembling of suction pipe and pressure pipe both suction and pressure flanges were torn off the pump body.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

Flanges were rebuilt from pieces. All cracks in the pump casing were detected, cut out and fixed in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-1. Steel reinforcing plates were made. Flanges and reinforcing plates were fixed with Belzona® 1111 and secured with screws.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Repair work took 36 hours. Pressure testing of the pump at test bench showed full impermeability. Put back into operation and worked more than 2 years until planned replacement. With Belzona solution the customer avoided serious losses from new pump purchase and long downtime. Full repair cost only 10% of new pump price.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Pump lost its flanges
  2. Flanges are in place again with Belzona® 1111
  3. The pump is restored
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

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