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VOL XXIX, NO 94

Wall Repair Of Cyclone Feed Sump With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Mining and Quarrying (MINQ)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Mine, Bolivia

 
 

Application Date:

June 9, 2011

 
 

Application Situation:

The mine produces 1,400 tons/day of concentrated zinc-silver and 300 tons/day of concentrated lead-silver and required the preparation of the wall of the cyclone feed sump during the 70 hour plant shutdown.

 
 

Problem:

Damage on the wall of the cyclone feed sump, due to impact from the fall of ore and balls from mills.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 4111 (Magma-Quartz)

Belzona 4911 (Magma TX Conditioner)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet FPA-1. The surface was prepared with a pressure washer and salt removal products. All loose material was removed and later dried with compressed air.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona 4111 provides high adhesion to the old concrete, exceptional resistance to impact, vibration, abrasion and chemical attack. To date the repair has not suffered wear or loss of thickness.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Preparation of substrate
  2. Application of Belzona 4911
  3. Wall repaired with Belzona 4111
  4. Inspection on October 20, 2012
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com