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VOL XXII, NO 43

Belzona® Extends Working Life Of Flowmeters By Ten Times

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

International Manufacturer. England

 
 

Application Date:

May 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Electro-Magnetic Flowmeters

 
 

Problem:

The typical life span of PTFE sleeves in certain situations in the paper industry was only 10 to 12 weeks. All other alternative abrasion resistant materials were unsuitable due to the high operating temperatures.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic HT)
 

Substrate:

Various Steels

 
 

Application Method:

Belzona Know-How System Leaflet CEP-3 was utilised and developed by customer and Consultant and has now become an OEM for the manufacturer, worldwide.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

After 6 years development prior to 2005, some 300+ meters have been produced in a range from 100mm to 400mm diameter. Protected by Belzona® 1391 they now have a typical life span of 2 to 3 years, a ten fold increase. WRAS potable water approval is added advantage. Meters have also been installed by a Water Authority in de-salination plants and distribution networks.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Typical Electro-magnetic flow meter
  2. Revolving jigs were made to ensure ease and uniformity of the application
  3. Removing the protection from the electronic sensor after application
  4. Finished. Ready for dispatch
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com