KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XIX, NO 47

Creating Cutlass Bearings With Belzona

 
 

Industria:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Áreas Know-How:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Cliente / ubicación:

Water/Electricity Authority in Qatar

 
 

Fecha de aplicación:

2000-ongoing

 
 

Situación de aplicación:

Water lubricated cutlass bearings from sea water lift pumps

 
 

Problema:

Original bearings were being worn out rapidly by the high sand content in the water.

 
 

Productos:

Belzona® 2131 (D&A Fluid Elastomer)

 

Substrato:

Steel

 
 

Método de aplicación:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet CEP-9.

 
 

Hechos Belzona:

Over 300 bearings have been cast. Reclaiming the original sleeve allows new bearings to be produced at a fraction the cost of new ones. In addition the life of the Belzona cast bearings was found to be longer than the originals.

 
 

Descripciones de fotografías

  1. Accurate mold created to form the bearings
  2. Belzona Elastomer being poured into the mold
  3. Completed bearing
 
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