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VOL XIV, NO 36

Belzona® Saves Sludge Pump

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Wastewater treatment plant in Virginia, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

1995

 
 

Application Situation:

Badly corroded sludge pump.

 
 

Problem:

Impeller was frozen by rust. It would not turn.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet CEP-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

In the past this pump would have been scrapped and replaced at a cost of $6,500. The Belzona repair cost $985, thus saving the customer over $5,500 and providing additional years of service.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Rusty impeller, frozen in place.  
  2. Impeller and internal casing coated with Belzona® 1321 erosion- corrosion resistant coating. 
  3. The refurbished pump ready for service.
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com