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VOL XXI, NO 21, ELITE

Belzona® Rebuilds And Protects A Bulb Turbine Body

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Hydroelectric Power Plant, Drome, France

 
 

Application Date:

March 2001

 
 

Application Situation:

Bulb Turbine

 
 

Problem:

Severe galvanic corrosion between inox and steel leading to water infiltration.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Supermetal)
Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Steel and inox

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System leaflets CEP-8 & CEP-10.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The greatest benefit was that the application could be done very quickly, in situ and without hot work. The application of Belzona meant the plant was back in service in the least time possible. Five years later the turbine was inspected and found to be in perfect condition. The galvanic corrosion problem had been completely solved.

 
 

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Application situation  The problem  The solution

 
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