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VOL XXII, NO 106

Rebuild And Protection Of A Francis Turbine With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Hydroelectric Power Plant, Czech Republic

 
 

Application Date:

June 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Francis turbine runner

 
 

Problem:

The turbine was not running efficiently due to extensive erosion and corrosion damage.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)
 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

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

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The client had tried to repair the blades with weld repairs but these had caused the blades to distort and warp. The Belzona was an attractive solution because it was quick and simple to rebuild the damaged blades and to protect and enhance the efficiency of the turbine with Belzona materials.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Application Situation
  2. After Grit Blasting
  3. After Rebuilding With Belzona® 1111
  4. After Coating WIth Belzona® 1341
 
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