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Belzona® Elastomer Vs Sand & Water Abrasion



General Industry (GIND)



Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)


Customer Location:

Well Servicing Company / Tulsa, OK


Application Date:

July, 2006


Application Situation:

Pumping HP Sand/water slurry down a well includes a Slinger Disc which is lined with a wear material to counter the abrasion.



Client looking to extend life so as to minimize high downtime costs.



Belzona® 2131 (D&A Fluid Elastomer)



Cast aluminum


Application Method:

A forming procedure is used to mold the Belzona. After removing from mold and trimming the disc is dynamically balanced. Procedure follows a modified Belzona Know-How System SHM-9.


Belzona Facts:

Based on tests carried out by Client on Belzona vs competitor, they proceeded to spend the premium on Belzona dictated by the lengthened wear-out cycle reported from their field tests.


Photographs Description

  1. Typical wear from Oilwell service caused by sand/water at high pressure
  2. New prepared slinger being wetted out with Belzona® 2131
  3. Mold fitted and filled, waiting cure
  4. Final step - spin balancing
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