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VOL XVI, NO 66

Severe Erosion Is No Match For Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Sugar (SUGR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Sugar mill in Florida, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

May 1994

 
 

Application Situation:

End suction pump for sugar liquor.

 
 

Problem:

The sugar liquor pump housing near the impeller had suffered from severe erosion and exhibited extensive metal loss.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1391

 

Substrate:

316 Stainless steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-3 and CEP-5. A fixture was used to rebuild the extensive metal loss and maintain tolerances with the impeller.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Two housings were completed. The replacement cost for these housings would have been $11,000.The Belzona solution was $1,665.00, which is an 85% cost savings versus replacement.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Housing demonstrating extensive wear
  2. A template was used to restore the original profile
  3. Housing rebuilt to the original profile and coated to handle high temperature service
 
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