KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXIV, NO 46

Belzona® Repairs Casting Defects

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Steel mill, Iran

 
 

Application Date:

October, 2009

 
 

Application Situation:

This pump transfers sea water from Persian Gulf to the steel mill

 
 

Problem:

There were several holes on body and bladessurfaces after 4 months working due to bad casting

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S Metal)

 

Substrate:

Stainlees Steel

 
 

Application Method:

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

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Welding was considered but would have taken far longer and cost many times more than Belzona solution.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Holes in pump body clearly visible
  2. Rebuilding of impeller blades with Belzona® 1311
  3. Impeller coated with Belzona® 1321
  4. Pump mbody coated
 
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