KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XII, NO 8

Belzona® For Mud Pumps

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Offshore oil drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

 
 

Application Date:

July 1995

 
 

Application Situation:

Mud pumps, casings and wear plates.

 
 

Problem:

Severe erosion.

 
 

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-3 and CEP-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The use of Belzona doubled the life of the casing and saved the replacement costs. Originally, the equipment lasted 3 months before being discarded and now it lasts 6 months and can be refurbished again and again.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Severe wear on the pump casing.  
  2. Forming technique and Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal) used to rebuild the intake. 
  3. Two coats of Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal) applied. Several pumps have been refurbished.
 
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