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VOL XXVIII, NO 216

Belzona® Repairs A Rubber Impeller At A Sugar Mill

 
 

Industry:

Sugar (SUGR)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

South Louisiana, USA

 
 

Application Date:

April 2014

 
 

Application Situation:

Sugar mill pump impeller  

 
 

Problem:

After years of use, impeller had cuts and holes that had to be repaired or impeller be replaced. The mill did not want to buy a new one if the impeller could be repaired.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 2111 (D&A Hi-Build Elastomer)

Belzona 2131 (D&A Fluid Elastomer)

Belzona 2911 (Elastomer QD Conditioner)

Belzona 9111 (Cleaner/Degreaser)

Belzona 9341 (Reinforcement Tape)

 

Substrate:

Rubber

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-11.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Customer had used other Belzona products to successfully lengthen the time between replacement and also improve efficiency of equipment. The impeller was coated for 75% of the cost of a new impeller.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Impeller before repairs

2. Worst area after degreasing; ready to be roughened up

3. Worst area after Belzona application

4. Finished repaired impeller ready for another grind season.

 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com