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VOL XIX, NO 76

Belzona® Repairs Damaged Gear Box

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Petrochemical facility, Egypt

 
 

Application Date:

October 2003

 
 

Application Situation:

Service vehicle gear box

 
 

Problem:

The gear box was badly cracked and fractured.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111(Super Metal)

Belzona® 9341(Reinforcement Tape)

 

Substrate:

Aluminium alloy

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-1 and ENC-3a. The original dimensions were restored then Belzona® 1111 was used in conjuction with Belzona® 9341 to complete the repair, finally bearing housing was bored to its dimensions.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The gear box had many long deep cracks which were dangerous to be welded due to heat distortion and the high ability to fail again. Belzona repair was completed quickly, safely, without heat, and at a moderate price.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Fractured gear box
  2. Stabilizing the long cracks of the gear box
  3. Using metal strips to reinforce the crack
  4. Repair completed after applying Belzona® 1111 to the cracked surface
 
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