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VOL XXXII, NO 140

Belzona® Protects Damaged Booster Fan

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Fans, Blowers and Compressors (FBC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Turkey

 
 

Application Date:

December 2012

 
 

Application Situation:

The booster fan from an electric powerplant had damage on the case around the diffuser and the fan housings. Damage caused by high temperatures and corrosion. Previous BIRR coating failed.

 
 

Problem:

General and pitting corrosion occuring across the fan housing and diffuser. Pitting was filled and then whole area was coated with Belzona high temperature coatings.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona 1391T

 

Substrate:

Mild steel

 
 

Application Method:

Pitting was filled using Belzona 1111. While in the overcoating window, 2 coats of Belzona 1391T were applied.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Previous coatings had failed due to temperature. Working temperature was 60-70C so Belzona 1391T was a good choice to use.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Damaged booster fan.

2. Pitting damage and blasted substrate.

3. Application of Belzona 1391T.

4. Finished application.

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