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VOL XXVIII, NO 229

Belzona® Saves Pump From Replacement

 
 

Industry:

Fluid Flow (FLOW)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

MO, USA

 
 

Application Date:

December 2003

 
 

Application Situation:

Upon inspection, the pump was taken out of service and the customer requested a Belzona consultant to provide a bid to remediate the equipment on-site.

 
 

Problem:

The pumps from one of this well-known amusement park’s water rides had badly corroded with severe loss of metal. The corrosion was so thick that the pumps required grit blasting three times to achieve a proper profile. A solution was sorely needed.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1341 (Supermetalglide)

Belzona 1121 (Super XL-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron and Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The most severe corrosion areas were repaired with Belzona 1121 followed by two coats of Belzona 1341 to provide a long-lasting, super slick surface. The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-1 & CEP-10.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona solution saved World’s of Fun from the cost and inconvenience of total replacement. The solution was provided at a fraction of the price of replacement. With Belzona, these pumps will operate efficiently for many, many years to come.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Overview of the pump
  2. Sever corrosion damage to the pump
  3. Completed application
  4. Completed application
 
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