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VOL XXIV, NO 23

Belzona® Reconstructs Street Sweeper Fan

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Fans, Blowers and Compressors (FBC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Local municipality, Québec Canada

 
 

Application Date:

March 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Fan from a Busher type sweeper truck

 
 

Problem:

Wear on the blades of the fan. Customer wanted to avoid replacing the part.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet FBC-15. Steel plates were prepared for each blade to give back some structure. These plate were bonded in with the Belzona

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The customer saved $4000 from an investment of only $400 in Belzona because  the fan didn’t need to be replaced. An inspection 3 years later showed no significant wear.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Overall view of the fan and the wear on the blades
  2. Steel plate being shaped in place
  3. Plate being placed and coated with the Belzona 1311
  4. Inspection after 3 years shows no significant wear
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com