KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXXI, NO 47

Seawater Fire Pump Repair With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Local Authorities & Municipalities (LOMU)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Houston, TX, USA

 
 

Application Date:

March 2012

 
 

Application Situation:

Fire pump using sea water

 
 

Problem:

The customer was having problems with severe corrosion on the pumps due to them being idle for months at a time, often after only a few years of use they were being replaced with new ones.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet CEP-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

For a fraction of the cost of a new pump the customer is now having his pumps repaired with Belzona products. This not only offers significant savings, but the coated pumps last in service 3 times longer than the originals.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Severely corroded pump
  2. Corroded pump end-cover
  3. Pump after the application
  4. Pump end-cover after the application
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 Case study pic four

 

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