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VOL XXXIII, NO 101

Lift Station Restoration With Belzona® 1321

 
 

Industry:

Local Authorities & Municipalities (LOMU)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Florida, USA

 
 

Application Date:

July 2016

 
 

Application Situation:

One of the city's main lift stations. The city wanted to replace all the corroded cast iron pipe. 

 
 

Problem:

Four pieces of pipe were permanently embedded in the brick and concrete walls of the lift station. Not wanting to damage the building, they specified Belzona for restoration of the four segments of pipe.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with CEP-3. First, the pipes were grit blasted with Black Beauty. Belzona 1111 was applied to smooth out the rough cast iron and Belzona 1321 was applied in two coats. The Manufacturer's Instructions for Use were strictly followed.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Refurbishing the existing pipes could save the integrity of the existing building which would have saved the Customer replacement costs.

 
 

Photographs Description

After grit blasting, the cast iron pipes were very rough.

The GC crew learned how to mix and apply Belzona products.

Three pipes in the back wall, one in the side wall.

One pipe finished.

 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com