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VOL XXIX, NO 26

Belzona® Repairs Turbine Shaft At A Power Station

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Sudbury, ON, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

October 2013

 
 

Application Situation:

Turbine shaft.

 
 

Problem:

Damaged on turbine shaft was caused by cavitation, erosion and corrosion.    

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1341 (Supermetalglide)

Belzona 2141 (ACR-Fluid Elastomer)

Belzona 2941 (Elastomer SP-Conditioner)

 

Substrate:

Forged steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet CEP-4 for applying external coatings. Belzona 1341 was applied to the surface using a brush. In the smaller sections of the turbine shaft, Belzona 2941 and Belzona 2141 were applied using a brush in accordance with Belzona Instructions For Use.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona 1341 is a two component, high performance coating system for improving the efficiency of fluid handling systems and protection of metals from the effects of erosion-corrosion. It is also suitable for contact with potable water. It is listed by WRAS. Belzona 2141 is an elastomeric system designed for coating applications subject to the extremely high localized pressures created by cavitation and erosion. This versatile liquid applied material retains adhesion under long term immersion and dissipates energy created under medium to high intensity cavitation conditions.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Power station
  2. Application in progress
  3. Completed application
  4. Application after 6 months
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com