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VOL XXII, NO 67

Belzona® Repairs Vulcanized Rubber Lined Pump

 
 

Industry:

Petrochemical (PETR)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Chemical Plant, Italy

 
 

Application Date:

April 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Vulcanized rubber lined pump body

 
 

Problem:

A large area of the rubber had been eroded away.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2111 (D&A Hi-Build Elastomer)
 

Substrate:

Vulcanized rubber

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet SHM-11.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona Elastomer outlasted the original rubber and allowed localized repairs to be carried out on site without having to return the pump for re-vulcanizing.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Pump body before application
  2. Close up of damaged rubber
  3. Upper body after application
  4. Lower body after application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com