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VOL XXIV, NO 24

Street Sweeper Fan Protected With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Fans, Blowers and Compressors (FBC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Local municipality, Québec Canada

 
 

Application Date:

May, 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Elgin type of street sweeper

 
 

Problem:

The blades on the fan are submitted to severe abrasion caused by solid particles entering the street sweeper.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet FBC-15. Expanded metal was used with the Belzona to re-create correct profiles.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The customer invested in 2 units of Belzona® 1311 and saved on a brand new fan which would have cost $4000.00. After 500 hours, one season, the fan is in excellent condition and no touch up was necessary.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Location of the fan on the vehicle
  2. View of the damage to the fan
  3. Application of Belzona® 1311. The fan needs dynamic balancing before being used
  4. The inspection after one year shows the Belzona® 1311 in excellent shape
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com