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VOL XXVIII, NO 124

Belzona® Extends The Life Of Damaged Tire

 
 

Industry:

Mining and Quarrying (MINQ)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

BC, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

1999

 
 

Application Situation:

Repair of the side wall of a tire

 
 

Problem:

The side wall of a tire, close to the rim, had been cut by a stray piece of metal

 
 

Products:

Belzona 2211 (MP Hi-Build Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Rubber

 
 

Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-1.  Surface around damaged aread cleaned of loose road debris and roughen with a steel wire brush.  Belzona 2911 (Elastomer QD Conditioner) was applied prior to Belzona 2211 to ensure proper adhesion.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Repairing cuts like this as soon as possible after the event ensures that no further degradation of the tire will take place resulting from water or debris.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Vehicle with damaged tire 
  2. Initial preparation underway with the removal of any loose material 
  3. The surface around the damaged area is prepared with a special roughing tool
  4. Completed application.
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com