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VOL XXIV, NO 13

Belzona® Repair To Clarifier Shaft Is Molded

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Machine shop, Gulf Coast

 
 

Application Date:

June 2009

 
 

Application Situation:

Cutlass bearing area on clarifier shaft

 
 

Problem:

Bearing fit deteriorated due to chemical attack and abrasion. Customer needed clarifer back in service as quickly as possible.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic HT)

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-2. Former was made to mold Belzona to correct diameter. Belzona was injected into the mold.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona products cost ~ $500. New shaft cost ~ $10,000. Most importantly Belzona repair minimized downtime.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The worn shaft
  2. Installing the former
  3. Injecting Belzona® 1391
  4. Finished and shaft ready to put back in service.
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com