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VOL XX, NO 44

Belzona® Repair To Large Excavator Control Cable

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Ferro-nickel plant in Macedonia

 
 

Application Date:

June 2003

 
 

Application Situation:

Control cable from large iron ore excavator.

 
 

Problem:

Torn cable cover due to weather influences and friction with ground. There was need for material which is elastic, has good athesion, abrasion and water resistance.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2311 (SR-Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Rubber

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-10. Belzona® 9341 (Reinforcement tape) was used between two layers of Belzona® 2311

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Mechanical bonded rubber coupling had been used before on damaged insulation of the cable, but Belzona® 2311 showed better elasticity, adhesion and abrasion resistance. This application have been done on ten further locations.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of excavator
  2. Torn cable cover
  3. Repaired cable with Belzona® 2311
  4. Condition after 14 months in service
 
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