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VOL XVI, NO 28

Belzona® Restores Bearing Housing

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Construction Company in Florida, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

1985

 
 

Application Situation:

Self aligning bearing housing for hydraulic ram controlling a bucket loader.

 
 

Problem:

Large intermittent loads caused the bearing housing to become oblong and created a problem for the operator to effectively remove large buckets of earth.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-7.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The construction company had a time clause contract and didn’t have the luxury to weld or get a replacement part. The Belzona Consultant sold the job on Christmas Eve and got the call for the application a week later. The repair lasted for at least three years.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Oversized bearing housing
  2. Damage evident during trial fit
  3. Cleaning off excess Belzona® 1111
  4. Finished application
 
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