KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXVI, NO 29

Belzona® Restores Huge Dynamometer

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Marine Engine Manufacturer, Croatia

 
 

Application Date:

2011

 
 

Application Situation:

Hydraulic dynamometer used for engine tests.

 
 

Problem:

Long years in service and chloride attack degraded the surface profile of the dynamometer.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1121 (Super XL-Metal)
Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)
Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-1, CEP-3 and CEP-5. After the profile of the impeller and the casing had been rebuilt with Belzona® 1121, the whole dynamometer was protected with Belzona 5811. Finally Belzona® 1321 was used for extra protection for the casing and impeller blades.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The customer was very pleased that Belzona repair saved them from a very costly part replacement. Total savings was one million GBP.

 
 

Photographs Description

Impeller Casing clearly showing degree of erosion present Protected impeller Protected casing

 
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