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VOL XI, NO 22

Belzona® Keeps Hospital Laundry Bills Down

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Hospital

 
 

Application Date:

Ongoing since 1994

 
 

Application Situation:

Press used to squeeze water from laundry prior to drying. They operate at pressures up to 270 bar.

 
 

Problem:

Wear and tear in service causes splits, in addition to mechanical damage caused by sharp objects left in clothing (a common occurence).

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2211 (MP Hi-Build Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Rubber

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System leaflet VPF-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Typical Belzona repairs cost £10-20 as opposed to a new diaphragm at over £1400. At this hospital some diaphragms have been repaired 5 and 6 times.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The laundry press in operation  
  2. Typical split prepared and ready to have Belzona® applied
  3. Completing the Belzona® 2211 application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com