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VOL XIII, NO 5

Belzona® Mends Hole From Ash Dust

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Fans, Blowers and Compressors (FBC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Coal fired power plant in Alabama, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

1996

 
 

Application Situation:

Fan housing

 
 

Problem:

Hole worn through metal caused by abrasive ash dust.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1811 (Ceramic Carbide)
 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflets FBC-4 and FBC-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Replacement of the fan housing would take 13 days and $50,000. The Belzona repair was accomplished in-place for $6,000 in product and saved the power plant many hours in downtime.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Work commenced at night. 2. The hole is mended with Belzona® 1811. 3. Close-up view of the repaired area.
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com