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VOL XXIII, NO 8

Belzona® Refurbishes Loader

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Heavy plant manufacturer, Alabama USA

 
 

Application Date:

1998

 
 

Application Situation:

Loader lost a grease fitting and lack of regular lubrication resulted.

 
 

Problem:

Sloppy pin fit allowed too much movement in the bucket arm. The bushing wore away allowing metal damage and lifting problems.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-7. The new bushing was used to form the new pin fit with Belzona® 1111.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Line Boring the fits was over $3000. The Belzona repair was less than $500. Repair lasted over 5 years. The repair was completd in a 5 hour period while the alterntive was a weeks downtime

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Overall view of the loader
  2. Worn pin fit
  3. Aligning the new bush
  4. Final repair after new bushing is inserted
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com