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VOL XXI, NO 41

Hitch Bearing Re-Fit With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Limestone producer, Troy Missouri

 
 

Application Date:

May 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Top center bearing on Volvo articulated truck.

 
 

Problem:

The truck was needed back in service within 12 hours and the broken bearing had damaged the hitch bore.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-7. No Release agent was used as this bearing will be run to destruction so the new outer races were bonded in place.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Client regularly uses Belzona 1000 & 2000 series products. repair was completed in 12 hours so avoiding delays in production.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of 40T Articulated truck
  2. View of the hitch
  3. Top bearing coated with Belzona® 1111
  4. Both bearings fitted, ready to be coupled to trailer
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com