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Belzona® Saves More Than 1 Billion Us Dollars



Fluid Flow (FLOW)



Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)


Customer Location:

Potash Producer, Jordan


Application Date:

July 2008


Application Situation:

Diffuser end section from main intake lift pump station handling highly saline sea water.



Extreme erosion & corrosion of the internal body. Fifteen vanes badly eroded.



Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1311 (ceramic R Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S Metal)



Cast iron


Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflets CEP-1, CEP-2, CEP-3, CEP-4, CEP-5 and CEP-6.


Belzona Facts:

Importing new part would take minimum 6 months to deliver at a cost of $500,000 and loss of production market value of $933 millions. Belzona material and application cost was $59,000 which equals 12% of the new part and 0,0006% of the production selling value.


Photographs Description

  1. Body & Vanes severely damaged
  2. Application team at work after Blasting and Sweet Water washing for 6 days to remove heavy salt contamination
  3. Final touch-up
  4. Smooth operation after 2 months, pumping 18,000 Cu.m/hr
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