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VOL X, NO 29, ELITE

Belzona® Becomes A Permanent Fixture On Pumps

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power Plant in Virginia

 
 

Application Date:

April 1992

 
 

Application Situation:

Main cooling water pumps

 
 

Problem:

The pumps were exhibiting premature wear patterns which were not expected to happen until after 15 years of operation.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Copper nickel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflets CEP-3, CEP-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Three pumps were rebuilt in 1992. In 1995, one pump was pulled out of service, and after three years of operation, the Belzona® 1341 coating was still in excellent condition and required no touch-up.

 
 

Photographs Description

Application of Belzona® 1341 to a diffuser bowl begins.   Finishing touches to an impeller shown here.  Flow diverters and all internal components were protected with Belzona® 1341.

 
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