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Belzona® Rebuilds Sole Plates On Paper Machine



Pulp & Paper (PLPR)



Floor Problem Areas (FPA)


Customer Location:

Paper Mill in Oregon, U.S.A.


Application Date:

December 1998


Application Situation:

Base plates were subject to continuous white water attack and no coating had lasted longer than three months.



Corrosion of base plates would eventually cause the mill to bear the cost of structural steel replacements.



Belzona® 4111 (Magma-Quartz)

Belzona® 4141 (Magma Build)



Cast iron plate and concrete pedestal


Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflets FPA-1 and FPA-3.


Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 4111 and Belzona® 4141 were used to resurface and ultimately protect the sole plates from chemical attack at 110° - 120°F.


Photographs Description

  1. Cast iron sole plate alongside the paper machine
  2. Surface prepared by pressure washing and grinding
  3. Belzona® 4111 (Magma-Quartz) being used to rebuild corroded sole plate
  4. Finished application of sole plates
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