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VOL XXIII, NO 81

Classic Belzona® Shaft Repair At Cement Plant

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Cement plant, Nazareth, PA

 
 

Application Date:

November 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Forced draft fan shaft for the kilns.

 
 

Problem:

Kilns were to be shut down in approximately 4-6 weeks but failed split bearing caused scoring of shaft requiring urgent repair.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was completed in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Application completed with minimal downtime saving thousands of dollars in lost production. Belzona cost is minimal in comparison to alternatives. The replacement bearing alone cost $10K.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Shaft prepared
  2. Split sleeve former
  3. Rebuilt shaft being measured
  4. Back in service
 
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