KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XIII, NO 4

Belzona® Four Years On Coal Pipes

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Coal fired power plant in Alabama, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

January 1991

 
 

Application Situation:

Fuel lines carry coal from the pulverizer.

 
 

Problem:

Coal piping is worn from years of abrasion.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1811 (Ceramic Carbide)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflet SHM-8.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

To gain access in the longest pipes, windows were cut opposite the worn areas. Product was applied and the windows welded together once installed. Rebuilt piping system lasted four years before it was replaced. $1,000 of product extended the life of the piping system and saved the customer tens of thousands of dollars.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Grit blasting was used for surface preparation
  2. Windows were cut to gain access to worn areas
  3. Application of product
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 Case study pic four

 

 
 
For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com