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VOL XVI, NO 33

Belzona® Reclaims A Shaft After A Bearing Failure Damaged Both Ends

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Abitibi Price Paper Mill in Ontario, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

1988

 
 

Application Situation:

Both bearing surfaces of an embossing roller shaft.

 
 

Problem:

A hydraulic press on either end of an embossing roller is used to control appropriate operating pressure, caused premature bearing failure, damaging both ends of the shaft.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This is a good illustration of proper machining techniques as well as accel-eration of cure using heat guns placed at the appropriate distance from the shaft. The shaft must be cooled down before final machining to maintain tolerances.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Scored shaft of an embossing roller
  2. Application of Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
  3. Accelerating the cure using a heat gun
  4. Rebuilt bearing surface and shoulder using lathe
 
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