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Belzona® 1321 Injects New Life Into Old Shaft



General Industry (GIND)



Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)


Customer Location:

Brewery in Lancashire UK


Application Date:

September 2003


Application Situation:

3" diameter shaft on the canning line of a local brewery



A collapsed bearing had caused excessive wear to the shaft neccesitating either a full repair or replacement.



Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)



Mild Steel


Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-2.


Belzona Facts:

Replacement of the shaft was considered the only alternative - the problem being it was costly and time consuming, around £20,000 ($40,000) for a new shaft and five days of downtime. The Belzona solution was carried out in under one shift period thanks to the ability of Belzona to be post-cured and is still working today.


Photographs Description

  1. The shaft location showing restricted access
  2. The former in place with nozzle for venting
  3. Post curing the repair to reduce downtime
  4. The finished shaft
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