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Worn Fan Blades Restored With Belzona



Power (POWR)



Fans, Blowers and Compressors (FBC)


Customer Location:

Power station in Thailand


Application Date:

November 2001


Application Situation:

GRP fan blades from cooling towers.



UV degradation, erosion and impingement had caused damage to the surface coating on the blades potentially leading to more porous damage.



Belzona® 4151

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

Belzona® 5111 (Ceramic Cladding)



Glass reinforced polyester (GRP)


Application Method:

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


Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 4151 was used to repair the damaged top coat on the blades. Belzona® 1341 was used to protect the leading edges and Belzona® 5111 was used to provide overall protection. The Belzona refurbishment has avoided the high cost of blade replace-ment and provided the plant with long term protection of the blades.


Photographs Description

  1. Application of Belzona® 4151 to the blades
  2. Belzona® 1341 applied to leading edges
  3. Belzona® 5111 applied by airless spray
  4. Blades being returned for installation to cooling towers
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