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VOL XXIII, NO 28, ELITE

Belzona® Protects Wastewater Pump

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Chemical Co, Texas

 
 

Application Date:

2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Wastewater pump in chemical company was experiencing severe corrosion from chemical attack.

 
 

Problem:

Strong chemicals within the wastewater process were attacking pump components which caused pitting and degradation of the carbon steel substrate resulting in loss of performance, loss of pump efficiency and frequent pump replacement.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Supermetal)
Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S Metal)
 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-1 & -3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Annual replacement cost of pump was between $15-20k. Belzona repair and coating was approximately $1200. Two years later, the pump is exhibiting no signs of performance loss resulting in an estimated savings of $30k.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Damaged wastewater pump head
  2. Pump head rebuilt and coated
  3. Damaged pump housing
  4. Pump housing rebuilt and coated
 
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