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VOL XXI, NO 12

Belzona® Gives A Francis Turbine A New Lease Of Life

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Hydroelectric Power Plant, Czech Republic

 
 

Application Date:

September 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Francis turbine runner

 
 

Problem:

The working surfaces on the runner had suffered from erosion causing the turbine to lose efficiency.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-8 and CEP-10.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona was chosen to protect the turbine from the erosion and corrosion for its ability to increase the efficiency of the turbine.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The Turbine runner
  2. After application
  3. Coated with Belzona® 1341
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

 
 
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