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VOL XXII, NO 83

Belzona® Upgrades Wear Plates On Pelton Turbine

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Hydroelectric Power Plant, France

 
 

Application Date:

May 2001

 
 

Application Situation:

Pelton Turbine

 
 

Problem:

Vibration had lead to weld failure on the splash plates and the anti-wear plates needed replacing

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal) 
Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade) 
Belzona® 1812 (Ceramic Carbide FP)
 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with modified Belzona Know-How System Leaflets SHM-11 & GSS-9. Belzona® 1311 used to seal around wear plates and Belzona® 5811 was injected into the cavity behind the wear plates. Belzona® 1812 then applied over the top as a sacrifical coating.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona® 1812 was reapplied every year and 5 years after the initial application the anti-wear plates were still in place.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Application Situation
  2. Weld Failure
  3. Belzona® 1812 in Situation
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

 
 
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