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VOL XXX, NO 31, ELITE

Belzona® Repairs Drive Shaft On Rolling Mill

 
 

Industry:

Steel (STEL)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Steel Plant, Leningrad Region, Russia

 
 

Application Date:

June 1998 and September 2010

 
 

Application Situation:

Deteriorated drive shaft on four high rolling mill.

 
 

Problem:

Deteriorated shaft in gasket seating areas (6 gaskets 50-90 m wide with a diameter of 709.25 mm on each shaft) causing excessive oil consumption. Original Belzona application lasted 12 years so the customer immediately turned to Belzona again.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1131 (Bearing Metal) 

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The repair was carried out in-situ, minimizing transportation and downtime associated costs. The cost of the application was significantly lower compared to traditional repair methods such as overlay welding. The Belzona repair has proved to last for 12 years since the first application in 1998, therefore, when additional maintenance was required in 2010, Belzona was the first choice for the client.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Close-up view of the damaged shaft area
  2. Prepared surface for the application of Belzona 1131
  3. Application of Belzona 1131
  4. Completed shaft repair
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com