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VOL X, NO 4

Belzona® Refurbish Blast Furnace "Bell Rod" In-Situ

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Steel Mill in Mid West of U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

February 1995

 
 

Application Situation:

`Bell Rod' on top of blast furnace, 60 metres above ground level

 
 

Problem:

Chrome plating on the rod had been damaged in places which had allowed corrosion to take place. The size and location of the part made preparation difficult and reduced the opportunity for dimensional finishing of the job after application.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of BelzonaKnow-How Leaflet MPT-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

To obtain a replacement part would have taken up to a month and would have resulted in production losses of over $1,000,000. The Belzona solution took only two days and costs, including labour, amounted to just over $50,000.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of the damaged bell rod   
  2. Belzona® 1321 being injected into the former   
  3. The completed job with admiring crowd
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com