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Belzona® Repairs And Protects Turbine



Power (POWR)



Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)


Customer Location:

Hydroelectric Plant, Honduras


Application Date:

December 2004


Application Situation:

Turbine Blades



Damage on the 24 turbine blades due to erosion and corrosion. 70% of the blades had the same type of problem.



Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

Belzona 9111 (Cleaner/Degreaser)





Application Method:

The surface preparation was carried out with mechanical tools, such as grinder, until the area was rough, clean and free from contamination. Belzona 9111 was applied to clean and decontaminate the area. The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet CEP-1. The application of Belzona 1111 was carried out in 2 hours on 24 blades. After the product cured, it was machined to give the final profiles to the blades. To protect the repair, Belzona 1321 was applied with a brush in a layer of 500 microns.


Belzona Facts:

The repair took two days and the personnel at the Hydroelectric Plant gained knowledge of Belzona products and procedures.


Photographs Description

  1. Damage on the turbine blades
  2. Application of Belzona 1111
  3. Application of Belzona 1321
  4. Blades rebuilt and protected
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