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VOL XIX, NO 62

Belzona® Repairs Rubber Gear Casting

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Cooking vessel manufacturer, Egypt

 
 

Application Date:

December 2001

 
 

Application Situation:

Rubber gear

 
 

Problem:

A replacement was needed; gear needed to be cast due to costs and downtime assocaiated with importing a replacement.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2131 (D&A Fluid Elastomer)

Belzona® 2221 (MP Fluid Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Rubber

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-14.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The rubber gear was produced at only 25% of the cost of an imported gear. The mould was also produced using Belzona. The new gear was ready for use in only one day saving significant time over importation.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The rubber section which needed to be cast
  2. Preparing the mold
  3. Rubber mold completed
  4. The cast gear and the mould ready to cast another new gear
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com