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VOL XVI, NO 38

Belzona® Repairs Conveyor Belt With Minimal Downtime

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Pulp mill in Florida U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

June 1998

 
 

Application Situation:

PVC conveyor belt lap joint.

 
 

Problem:

The lap joint on a relatively new PVC belt in the finishing area of a chemical cellulose manufacturer had failed. When this system breaks down, the mill is unable to get product through the finishing area and out to customers.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2311 (SR Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

PVC Rubber

 
 

Application Method:

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

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Permanent repair was made to the lap joint with Belzona® 2311 (SR Elastomer) that has USDA approval for incidental food contact during the lunch hour.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Cleaning and degreasing conveyor belt, lacing in place
  2. Applying Belzona® 2311 (SR Elastomer)
  3. Finished application with belt in service
 
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