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VOL XX, NO 47

Belzona® Keeps Wheat Refiner Running

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Wheat mill in Macedonia

 
 

Application Date:

December 2000

 
 

Application Situation:

Drive shaft on Wheat refiner

 
 

Problem:

Bearing failure damaged the shaft.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1221 (Super E-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-2. Two part mold was prepared before-hand to restore correct shaft diameter.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The application was done in few hours. Conventional welding method could cause deformation. Delivery time of a new shaft was 4-6 weeks. New shaft costs 3,700 EUR. All work was finished for 150 EUR. This application was done twice. The shaft still running today.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The damage on the shaft is evident
  2. The former was used to rebuild the shaft
  3. The former was removed after Belzona® 1221 had cured
  4. Bearing re-assembled
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com