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VOL XIV, NO 15

Belzona® Protects Exhauster Fan

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Coal fired power plant

 
 

Application Date:

January 2000

 
 

Application Situation:

Exhauster fan with abrasion-resistant blades.

 
 

Problem:

The mounting holes are normally covered with a tile insert, but these came loose, exposing bolt to abrasion and failure. The spokes of the fan are also exposed to abrasion.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1811 (Ceramic Carbide)

Belzona® 1812

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-7.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Erosion of bolts leads to premature shut-down. There are six blades to each exhauster and five exhausters in the plant. These normally require repair every two years.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Belzona® 1812 applied to seal bolts 
  2. General view of the fan 
  3. Belzona® 1811 applied to fan spokes
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com