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VOL XI, NO 20

Belzona® Refurbishment Of Aftercooler Heads

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Heat Exchangers (HEX)

 
 

Customer Location:

Pharmaceutical Company in Indiana, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

December 1989

 
 

Application Situation:

Seven heads off air compressor aftercoolers

 
 

Problem:

Years of erosion/corrosion had deteriorated the divider bars causing bypass and inefficiency.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

Belzona® 9411 (Release Agent)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflet HEX-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

All parts were rebuilt with Belzona® 1311 and resurfaced with Belzona® 1321. The cost was $1,600. All parts are still in use today with no further damage.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Grit blasted cover.  
  2. Formers in place and coated with Belzona® 9411. Rebuilding with Belzona® 1311 in progress.  
  3. Rebuilding complete, all parts to be finish coated with Belzona® 1321.
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com