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VOL XXVIII, NO 126

Belzona® 1811 Ceramic Carbide Extends Life Of Pump Casing

 
 

Industry:

Mining and Quarrying (MINQ)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

BC, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

June 2000

 
 

Application Situation:

Erosion on gravel slurry pump

 
 

Problem:

Pumping drainage water from a gravel pit has a high percentage of entrained solids causing major erosion damage to pumps

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1811 (Ceramic Carbide)

 

Substrate:

Stainless steel

 
 

Application Method:

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

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Coating the internal surfaces with a sacrificial coating such as Belzona 1811 ensures that the pump casing can be recycled many times over

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of Pump 
  2. Close-up of pump showing extent of erosion 
  3. The internal surfaces of the pump casing are protected with Belzona 1811
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

 
 
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