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Belzona® Seals Gearbox Doors To Eliminate Oil Leaks



General Industry (GIND)



Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)


Customer Location:

An international manufacturer of loom equipment


Application Date:

March 1991


Application Situation:

Gearboxes on the end of looms.



Oil leaks around seams and gearbox doors were causing safety problems at several locations where this equipment was in operation; including the Southeast U.S. and Japan.



Belzona® 1211 (E-Metal)





Application Method:

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


Belzona Facts:

The use of Belzona® 1211 allowed the machine to be put back in service with only 30-minutes of downtime for the entire repair. Each unit was repaired with one, 500 gram package of material. A total of 53 units have been repaired in the U.S. alone. This specific repair scenario was first completed in Japan.


Photographs Description

  1. A view of the loom in operation
  2. Cutting gasket material away fom seams
  3. Applying Belzona® 1211 (E-Metal) over the seams
  4. Completed application around the bottom of the door below oil level
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