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VOL XXIV, NO 45

Belzona® Restores River Water Pump

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Water treatment works, Iowa

 
 

Application Date:

August 2009

 
 

Application Situation:

River water intake pump for water treatment plant.

 
 

Problem:

Erosion corrosion caused by sand and solids drawn from the river.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-3 and -5

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona was chosen due to years of successful pump repairs with this customer. The pump was salvaged using around $1,000 of Belzona materials, a fraction of the replacement cost.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Damaged area on pump
  2. Repairs underway with Belzona® 1111
  3. Rebuild completed with Belzona® 1111
  4. Completed application after application of Belzona® 1321
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com