KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXX, NO 16

Belzona® Elastomer Seals A Transformer’S Bushing

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Electricity Substation, USA

 
 

Application Date:

1997

 
 

Application Situation:

Transformer bushing adaptor

 
 

Problem:

The bushing no longer sealed and it was allowing freon gas to escape.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 2221 (MP Fluid Elastomer)

Belzona 2911 (Elastomer QD Conditioner)

Belzona 9411 (Release Agent)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-8. The area was properly prepared and sealed with Belzona 2221.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona successfully provided solutions for sealing the leaks in just a few hours. The conventional repair method would require disassembly, which would take up to 2 weeks to return back to service.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of the transformer
  2. Belzona 2221 poured into a fabricated mold
  3. Bushing completely sealed with Belzona 2221
 
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 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

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