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VOL X, NO 9

Belzona® Bushing Repair With Belzona® 1111

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

A Large Construction Contractor in the State of Missouri

 
 

Application Date:

January 1994

 
 

Application Situation:

Caterpillar 96°C Loader

 
 

Problem:

The lift arm and bucket bushing fits were severely worn.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflet MPT-8.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Although the repair was done inside a shed, there was no heat and temperatures dropped below freezing. An oil fired heater was used to heat the repair areas around 80ºF and left on all night to cure the Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal) completely.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Cat 960 loader   
  2. Mandrel being inserted into the right hand bore to make the repair   
  3. Left side bucket pin installed and alignment pin removed
 
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