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Belzona® Saves Pump From The Scrap Heap



Pulp & Paper (PLPR)



Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)


Customer Location:

Paper Mill, Oklahoma U.S.A.


Application Date:

May 2007


Application Situation:

Customer was looking for alternative to replacement of stock pump. The pump was suffering from chemical attack and had been in service for only four years.



Bad injectors had caused Sulfuric acid not to mix well with paper stock and pump was badly eroded. Cut-water on discharge was eroded away and bowl was severely pitted. Holes through pump bowl. After inspection, injectors were moved downstream.



Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)



Cast Iron


Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet CEP-1, CEP-3 and CEP-5.


Belzona Facts:

The customer saved around $300,000.00 (US) with Belzona solution. After inspection 1 1/2 years later rebuild is still in good condition with no worn areas.


Photographs Description

  1. Pump before repair
  2. Cut-water rebuild finished
  3. Completed application
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