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VOL XXXIV, NO 29

Belzona® Going For Gold With Ball Mill Foundation Repairs

 
 

Industry:

Mining and Quarrying (MINQ)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Mauritania

 
 

Application Date:

2018

 
 

Application Situation:

Concrete ball mill foundations

 
 

Problem:

The concrete ball mill foundations degraded over time due to vibrations and the warm environment.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 4131 (Magma Screed)

Belzona 4911 (Magma TX Conditioner)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The substrate was first prepared by grit blasting prior to the installation of steel reinforcement bars. Belzona 4911 was then applied on the whole surface followed by Belzona 4131.The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflets FPA-1 and FPA-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Since 2010, the distributor has done several successful applications in cyanide containment areas in gold mines. This red coloured Belzona 4131 has became a 1st choice for concrete repair in gold mines for this sector. Thanks to the success of the first mill foundation application, further repairs will be carried out in 2019. It is estimated that 30 tons of Belzona 4131 will be used over the next year in this particular Gold Mine.

 
 

Photographs Description

1- Before application

2- During the application

3- Final application

4- Overview of the equipment

 
Case study pic one

 

 
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 Case study pic three

 

 
 Case study pic four

 

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