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VOL XXIX, NO 19

Belzona® Repairs Crack On Engine Block

 
 

Industry:

Pulp & Paper (PLPR)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Idaho, USA

 
 

Application Date:

1992

 
 

Application Situation:

Cracked engine casing leaks antifreeze.

 
 

Problem:

An early freeze allowed ice to crack the engine casing.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona 9341 (Reinforcing Sheet)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-1. The area was ground, studs placed every 2 inches then covered with Belzona 1111, incorporating Belzona 9341.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The engine ran strong. The leaking antifreeze was the only thing stopping them from using the loader. Replacing the engine was the only alternative for the sawmill.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. JD 444 Loader with cracked engine block
  2. Engine showing long crack in water jacket
  3. Area prepared with studs in place
  4. Completed application
 
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