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VOL XVII, NO 31

The Life Expectancy Of Another Pump Is Extended Significantly With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Coal Fired Power Plant in New Mexico,U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

March 2001

 
 

Application Situation:

This pump pumps a solution of water and iron pyrite.

 
 

Problem:

The pump was badly worn and the case ring landings were completely eroded.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-2, CEP-3 and CEP-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Prior to the Belzona application,the life expectancy of this pump was between six months and one year. Two years after the first application the pump is still pumping at peak efficiency. The pump has performed so well that the utility decided to refurbish another pump in early 2003.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Sever erosion of the case ring landings
  2. Application in progress
  3. Casing wear ring seats rebuilt
  4. The pump casing is completely refurbished
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com