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VOL XII, NO 20

Belzona® Repair Of Power Pump

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Positive Displacement Pumps (PDP)

 
 

Customer Location:

Offshore drilling company

 
 

Application Date:

1994

 
 

Application Situation:

Mud injection pumps on a jack-up oil drilling platform

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion of 2-4mm on the mating faces of the manifolds leading to leakage and loss of structural integrity

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet PDP-6.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Replacement pumps would have taken 6 months to deliver. Welding was not practical due to time required to accomplish. Belzona application cost $12000 saving up to a million dollars.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the rig 
  2. The power pump 
  3. Application of Belzona to the pump casing 
  4. A re-faced flow block
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 Case study pic four

 

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