KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXIX, NO 36

Belzona® Increases Efficiency Of Multi-Stage Pump

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Washington, USA

 
 

Application Date:

1993

 
 

Application Situation:

City water utility multi-stage pump.

 
 

Problem:

The city wanted to coat the pump to increase efficiency.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

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

 
 

Belzona Facts:

By using Belzona 1341, they will see a 7% increase in efficiency for this pump. The return on investment will only take 7 months. Belzona 1341 will also provide long-term corrosion protection.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Pump end with first coat of Belzona 1341
  2. Pump end with second coat of Belzona 1341
  3. Applying Belzona 1341 to pump impeller
  4. Pump impeller ready for reassembly
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com