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Belzona® Rebuilds Shaft On Blanching Machine



General Industry (GIND)



Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)


Customer Location:

Frozen Food Manufacturer UK


Application Date:

February 2005


Application Situation:

Bearing seat area of blanching machine shaft.



Shaft was worn in the bearing area. This increased pressure on the bearings resulting in a very short service life.



Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)





Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet MPT-2.


Belzona Facts:

Previously this shaft had been welded up in position and the bearing seat area rough ground back to size. The shaft cannot be taken out without major strip down so an in-situ repair has to be done. The Belzona forming technique produced the precise required diameter.


Photographs Description

  1. View of worn bearing seat area on shaft.
  2. View of former. A stepped former was required to allow it to clamp and locate onto undamaged areas of the shaft.
  3. Former after clamping in position.
  4. Completed shaft rebuild using Belzona® 1111. Note the step has been rebuilt as well.
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