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Belzona® Gives Support To New Rails Of 10 Ton Press



General Industry (GIND)



Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)


Customer Location:

Producer of drywall systems, Bulgaria


Application Date:

August, 2009


Application Situation:

7 metre long support rails for 10 ton press in Drywall panel production plant



Irregularities in underlying steel base gave requirement for an irregular shim of between 2 & 10mm for new steel support rail for the press. 



Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)



Stainless Steel and Carbon Steel


Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet GSS-9.


Belzona Facts:

Belzona provides a high-strength irregular shim to support the rails. Belzona Consultant was able to provide instructions on how to apply products on site to ensure complete filling of gaps in the range from 2 to 10 mm between new rails and steel base.


Photographs Description

  1. View of new stainless steel rails.
  2. After surface preparation and dry fit assembly Belzona® 1111 applied to seal around rail perimeter 
  3. Creating irregular shim by injection of Belzona® 1321
  4. Completed repair and press ready to be lowered into position
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