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VOL XXIX, NO 25

Belzona® Improves Pump Efficiency

 
 

Industry:

Fluid Flow (FLOW)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Washington, USA

 
 

Application Date:

1993

 
 

Application Situation:

Multi-stage water pump.

 
 

Problem:

The local water utility company wanted to coat new pumps to increase efficiency and protect against erosion-corrosion.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

The pump casings and impellers were grit blasted and then two coats of Belzona 1341 were applied. The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-10.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

With a 7% increase in efficiency, the city can expect to see a full return of the coating cost in about 7 months. Since the pumps run in clean water, they can expect a service life of over 25 years.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Completed application on impeller
  2. Completed application on casing 
  3. Completed application on casing
  4. View of completed application on water pumps 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com