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VOL XVI, NO 34

Belzona® Repairs Hydraulic Ram In Service For Over Ten Years

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Paper Mill in Alabama, USA

 
 

Application Date:

1989

 
 

Application Situation:

Hydraulic ram for a Layboy Table.

 
 

Problem:

The hydraulic ram was scored due to a packing failure and was unable to build up enough pressure to raise and lower the table and transfer the stack of paper onto the conveyor system.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Chromed Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The edges of the scores were squared off and deepened with a side grinder. Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal) was then applied to the prepared surface and dressed down with a file and emery cloth. The application has been in service for over 10 years. As long as the packing and seal area is maintained, the repair should last for a very long time.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Scored hydraulic ram cylinder
  2. Surface preparation with die grinder
  3. Damaged area squared off
  4. Finished repair
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com