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VOL XXIX, NO 9

Belzona® Saves Centrifugal Pump From Replacement

 
 

Industry:

Food & Drink (FOOD)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

WA, USA

 
 

Application Date:

1992

 
 

Application Situation:

Centrifugal pump.

 
 

Problem:

Erosion/Corrosion was eating away this water pump at a fruit processing company, causing it to pump less water than was required. It was then pulled from the scrap pile.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet CEP-10. The centrifugal pump was rebuilt to improve efficiency.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The customer was ready to replace the pump because it just wasn't pumping enough water. Belzona 1341 improved the volume, enough to satisfy their needs.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Damaged Cornell pump
  2. Coating of impeller
  3. Coating of pump casing
 
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