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VOL X, NO 10

Belzona® Repair To Cracked Gland Seal In Fossil Plant



Power (POWR)



Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)


Customer Location:

Fossil Plant in Maryland


Application Date:

October 1995


Application Situation:

Gland seal in feed pump



Gland seal had a cracked casing. The condensate used in the gland seal system was leaking and causing a safety problem.



Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)



Cast Iron


Application Method:

In accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflet CEP-1.


Belzona Facts:

Welding had been considered as a possible solution but was ruled out. A new casting would have cost $32,000 and would not have been available for several weeks. Using Belzona saved the customer most of this expense plus a huge reduction in downtime.


Photographs Description

  1. Main Feed Pump - note rust around the gland   
  2. Casting on work bench prior to surface prep   
  3. Application of Belzona® 1111
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