KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXIII, NO 41

Belzona® Repairs Power Plant Coal Belt

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power Station, Memphis, Tennessee U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Primary belt for the power station to get coal from the river to the point of use.

 
 

Problem:

After years of use the belt had developed several holes. If the holes were not taken care of it could cause ripping of the belt. prior to Belzona it would take up to a day for previous repair methods.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2311 (SR Elastomer)
 

Substrate:

Rubber

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This repair took less than an hour from start to finish. Previous repair methods took up to a day. This saved thousands of dollars in down-time.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Damaged belt prior to repair 
  2. & 3. Repaired belt
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

 
 
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