KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXVI, NO 35

Belzona® Repairs Army Vehicle

 
 

Industry:

Military (MILI)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

British Army, UK

 
 

Application Date:

2010

 
 

Application Situation:

The Jackal, a high mobility army vehicle used in Afghanistan by the British Army

 
 

Problem:

The vehicle's gearbox casting was porous leading to unacceptable oil loss.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1161 (Super UW-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Aluminium

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona repair was completed without heat and without removing the gearbox. Belzona® 1161 surface tolerant properties makes it ideal for this type of repair where oil contamination may be difficult to completely remove.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The Jackal
  2. The porous gearbox casting before application 
  3. The gearbox sealed with Belzona® 1161
 
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