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VOL X, NO 9

Belzona® Saves Money On The Repair Of A Trunnion

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Steel Mill in British Columbia

 
 

Application Date:

February 1996

 
 

Application Situation:

Trunnion bearing

 
 

Problem:

The seal area of a trunnion bearing had been badly scored by the ingress of foreign matter behind the seal.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

In accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflet MPT-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The customer saved approximately $150,000. Other repair methods had been tried and had failed. Using the Belzona eliminated the possibility of generating further stress cracks in the casting, removed the anxiety factor associated with welding and the worst case scenario - scrapping the unit.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Damaged seal area  
  2. View of trunnion bearing  
  3. Repair successfully completed
 
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