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VOL XXVIII, NO 121

Belzona® Rebuilds Damaged Pump Flange

 
 

Industry:

Mining and Quarrying (MINQ)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

BC, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

February 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Broken flange on pump

 
 

Problem:

The cast iron pump casing had fallen of a pallet breaking part of the flange.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet FPA-1

 
 

Belzona Facts:

After tapping a number of holes along the broken flange edge, a reinforcement cage was bonded into place around the edge using a welding rod to provide some structural integrity to the area to be rebuilt. Once in place the various pieces were tack welded together.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Diagram showing support cage fabricated for the damaged area  
  2. Rebuilding in progress  
  3. Rebuilt flange
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

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