KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXIX, NO 18

Belzona® Repairs Engine Block

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Seward, AK, USA

 
 

Application Date:

1981

 
 

Application Situation:

Engine block.

 
 

Problem:

A hole in the engine block allowed the oil to leak out.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

After proper surface preparation the application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-1. 

 
 

Belzona Facts:

A broken connecting rod went through the block. The owner replaced the rod but did not know what to do about the hole. Belzona repaired the hole, solving the problem for the owner.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The engine block showing the hole
  2. The cracks have been stabilized by drilling the extremities
  3. A plate was bonded over the hole using Belzona 1111
 
Case study pic one

 

 
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 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

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