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VOL XXX, NO 51

Fire Truck Pump Gets New Life With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Transport (TRAN)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Fire Department, Texas, USA

 
 

Application Date:

2013

 
 

Application Situation:

Fire truck pump.

 
 

Problem:

The pump had suffered severe corrosion due to intermittent use.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-1 and CEP-3. Pump was blasted and repaired with Belzona 1111 prior to being coated with Belzona 1341.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The cost of the coating was less than half of the cost of a new pump and the repair was completed in two days. Replacement with a new pump would have taken 4 weeks, which would have eliminated the use of the Fire truck. Additionally, the coated pump was more efficient than a new pump.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of the fire truck
  2. Blasted pump
  3. Coated pump
  4. Coated valve body
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com