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VOL XV, NO 39

Belzona® Thwarts Blower Fan Corrosion

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Fans, Blowers and Compressors (FBC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Shipping company in Canada

 
 

Application Date:

August 2001

 
 

Application Situation:

52" diameter blower fan

 
 

Problem:

The high moisture environment the fan was operating led to corrosion. In addition, by-product was accumulating on the surface, putting the fan out of balance.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet FBC-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The application only required five kgs of material which saved the cus-tomer a great deal of money compared to the replacement cost.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The fan prior to the application
  2. Fan undergoing surface preparation by grit blasting
  3. The surface preparation has been completed
  4. The fan has been coated with Belzona ® 1341 and is ready to be put back into service
 
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