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VOL XXII, NO 153

Potato And Starch Pumps Repaired With Belzona®

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Potato chip factory, Egypt

 
 

Application Date:

August 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Two end suction pumps, one  waste pump and the other a preheater pump. Both deal with water, potatoes and starch.

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion of the casings and impellers caused over long service life and through erosion. The impellers were badly eroded with thin edges and many holes.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1341N (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron.

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-3 & CEP-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

These pumps were repaired after two other pumps were successfully repaired with Belzona a year earlier. An NSF approved coating was required.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of one pump
  2. The badly damaged impeller
  3. Rebuilding the impeller
  4. Two pumps rebuilt and coated
 
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