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VOL XVI, NO 35

Belzona® Has Smashing Success With This Bulldozer Repair

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Construction company in Florida USA

 
 

Application Date:

1992

 
 

Application Situation:

Hydraulic ram cylinder for a bulldozer.

 
 

Problem:

During operation, the ram contacted a high voltage line, blowing out a section of the original chrome and steel.The damage was significant enough that the cylinder was no longer able to contain the hydraulic pressure.

 
 

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 replacement cylinder cost in excess of $800 in 1992 and following this successful repair, the construction company became a regular, satisfied customer.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Damage to hydraulic ram cylinder
  2. Surface preparation with side grinder
  3. Application of Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
  4. Finished application after dressing down the repair
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com