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VOL XXXIII, NO 11

Belzona® Saves Fishing Boat Cooling-Water Circulating Pump

 
 

Industry:

Fluid Flow (FLOW)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Fishing Company, Netherlands

 
 

Application Date:

December 2017

 
 

Application Situation:

31 year old damaged pump.

 
 

Problem:

Cooling-water circulating pump, totally damaged by cavitation.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Bronze

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona system leaflet CEP-3. The pump and impeller prepared by gritblasting. Damage in the pump and impeller was rebuilt with Belzona 1311 and coated with Belzona 1321. The impeller was balanced and pump rebuilt with original parts. 

 
 

Belzona Facts:

It was impossible to buy a new pump, because these pumps were no longer manufactured. If the Customer bought a new pump then they would of had to buy several more new pieces of equipment downstream of the pump. The Belzona solution avoided these costly measures and will extend the service life of the pump. 

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Damaged pump casing.

2. Pump repaired and coated.

3. Damaged impeller.

4. Impeller repaired and coated with Belzona.

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