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VOL X, NO 11

Belzona® Pump Repair Provides Over Ten Years Of Uninterrupted Service

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Paper Company in Georgia

 
 

Application Date:

November 1986

 
 

Application Situation:

Primary fan pump

 
 

Problem:

Pump suffered from erosion/corrosion and was completely destroyed after four years of operation

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflets CEP-1, CEP-2 and CEP-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Pump replacement cost is $60,000.00. Cost of Belzona repair: $9,300.00. After more than ten years of uninterrupted service, the pump is still in use and twice required only minor touch-ups. An impressive savings of three pump replacements.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Severe damage  
  2. The wear ring seats rebuilt, clamps help ensure proper alignment  
  3. Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S Metal) coating
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com