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VOL XXVII, NO 2

Belzona® Protects Ductwork Elbow

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Paper Processing Industry, Gateshead, UK

 
 

Application Date:

October 2011

 
 

Application Situation:

Ductwork  elbows in pneumatic processed paper handling system.

 
 

Problem:

The ducting had been installed early 2011 and due to the nature of their process/products the pipe elbows had worn within a short period of time.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1812 (Ceramic Carbide FP)

 

Substrate:

Steel Pipe

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet SHM-8. The holed elbows were repaired using cut to size steel plates, formed and bonded over the holes using Belzona® 1111. The internal bend section was then lined with Belzona® 1812 to provide optimum abrasion resistance.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Pipe elbows have been and continue to be protected with Belzona, increasing the working life of the system. As a result the customer has saved money on replacement costs and downtime.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Holed elbow  
  2. Plates bonded over holes using Belzona® 1111  
  3. Internal bend coated with Belzona® 1812  
  4. Duct elbow back in service
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com