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VOL XXI, NO 39

Belzona® Becomes Standard Repair On Bottle Filling Equipment

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Soft Drink Bottler, Michigan

 
 

Application Date:

April 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Cast iron bottling table for soft drinks

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion from spills causes the bottle location tooling to loosen. The loose tooling causes more spillage and an ever worsening corrosion.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4301 (Magma CR1 Hi-Build)

Belzona® 4311 (Magma CR1)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

Tooling pockets are rebored and bushings installed. Where the pockets are corroded excessively and bushings cant be shrunk fit they are installed in Belzona® 4301 as per Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-3b. The surface is then repaired with Belzona® 4301 and coated with Belzona® 4311 as per System leaflets TCC-3 & TCC-5. Stainless plates are installed and seated in the wet Belzona® 4311 for permanent protection from future spillage.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The mobile line boring contractor travels worldwide repairing these bottle fillers. He will use nothing but Belzona due to world wide product availability, application support and proven long term resistance to acidic spills in the beverage industry.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Bushings installed and table prepared. Note deep corrosion pitting.
  2. Surface restoration with Belzona® 4301.
  3. Surface coated with Belzona® 4311.
  4. Stainless steel plates seated in Belzona for full support and corrosion protection.
 
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