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VOL XI, NO 1

Belzona® Cat Block

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Heavy equipment engine supplier in Missouri, USA

 
 

Application Date:

February 1996

 
 

Application Situation:

New six cylinder engine blocks

 
 

Problem:

Due to a design flaw in the casting, a drilled oil passageway broke through the side of the engine block.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflet ENC-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Twenty engine blocks were involved, worth over $4,000 each. Only $160 worth of Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal) was used, saving the plant over $80,000.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of the engine block. 
  2. Close-up of broken out oil passageway.  
  3. Dowel pin coated with Belzona® 9411 (Release Agent) in place, Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal) being applied.
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com