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VOL XXIV, NO 78

Belzona® Enhances Efficiency Of New Pumps

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Water supply company, Bulgaria

 
 

Application Date:

February - April, 2010

 
 

Application Situation:

New double end suction centrifugal Worthington pump

 
 

Problem:

Need of corrosion/erosion protection and increased pumping efficiency

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron case and bronze impeller

 
 

Application Method:

Application procedures were carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-3 and CEP-10.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

As a result of applied Belzona efficiency enhancement coating a reduced power consumption of 35 kWh was registered and efficiency was increased to 3.5% at duty point. Two new pumps were coated with Belzona  during this application period.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Grit blasted casing
  2. Preparation of rebate grooves
  3. First coat of Belzona® 1341 applied
  4. Finished application with second coat of Belzona® 1341
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com