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VOL XIII, NO 15

Belzona® Keeps Heavy Machinery On Track

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Sawmill in Northern California

 
 

Application Date:

November 1998

 
 

Application Situation:

Repair wallowed track rail and pads

 
 

Problem:

Track pad bolts were breaking due to excessive wear on rail and pad bolt fit. Excessive bolt replacement costs.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1121 (Super XL-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel - Cast Steel High Tensile Bolts - Grade 8

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflet MPT-8.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Customer estimates bolt replacement cost at $900 per month from broken caterpillar track bolts. Fifteen pads were repaired, bonded to rail, fits repaired on rail. Still intact after eleven months. Repairs continue as bolts break in untreated sections of track rail.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Cat 245 grapple
  2. Rail surface preparation
  3. Work in progress
  4. Finished product
 
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