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VOL XXV, NO 79

Belzona® Rebuilds Seal Face On Raw Mill At Cement Plant

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Cement Plant, Nazareth, Pennsylvania

 
 

Application Date:

March, 2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Rotating table of grinding mill for raw materials used in the production of cement.

 
 

Problem:

Abrasion from the felt seal and limestone wore this major component of the mill.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1812 (Ceramic Carbide FP)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-13. Limited access only allowed hand grinding for preparation followed by application of the Belzona® 1812 by trowel.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Replacement was not an option and due to heat stress welding could not be attempted. Past success with Belzona in the plant led to its use, saving millions of dollars in potential production losses.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Raw mill overall size
  2. Worn seal area on rotating table
  3. Belzona® 1812 applied and new felt seal and holder installed
  4. Another general view of the mill
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com