KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXI, NO 8

Broken Insulators Repaired With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Power plant , Egypt.

 
 

Application Date:

October 2005.

 
 

Application Situation:

Insulator Bushings.

 
 

Problem:

Two Insulators were cracked and broken. Also the copper pipe inside one of them was broken.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111(Super Metal)

Belzona® 1391(Ceramic HT)

 

Substrate:

Porcelain

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with modified Belzona Know-How system leaflets VPF-1 & VPF-2. Original profiles were restored with Belzona® 1111 and smooth top surface created using Belzona® 1391.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona perfectly repaired the badly broken Insulators saving the costs of new units beside the long import time. After the repair the dry resistance of the insulators was measured and found to be about 5000 mega ohm which was much higher than the normal resistace of the old insulators.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The broken Insulator. 
  2. The second Insulator. 
  3. Belzona® 1111 was applied to fill the cracks and broken areas. 
  4. Repaired Insulator.
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com