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Belzona® Proven Protection Of Steam Turbine



Power (POWR)



Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)


Customer Location:

Vladimirsky Power Plant/ Russia


Application Date:

July 2003


Application Situation:

Diaphragm and channels under the end journal of medium pressure steam turbine.



After more than 35 years (253.000 hours) in-service, inspection during shutdown in 2003, revealed that turbine faced severe stream erosion caused by humid steam. Damages were up to 8 mm wide and 10 mm deep.



Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic HT Metal)


Steel/Cast iron


Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-3 & -5.


Belzona Facts:

After 5 years in-service turbine has been inspected (July 2008) and results were very satisfactory. Channel around the nozzle blades had been preserved 95-100%. Also Belzona® 1391 on the rebuilt areas was practically undamaged. In a zone of phase transition, minor damages were easily repaired. Testimonial from client expressed complete satisfaction and further use of Belzona planned on other stages of the turbine.


Photographs Description

  1. Grit blasting underway
  2. After blasting extent of damage clearly evident
  3. Application of Belzona® 1391
  4. Completed job
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