KHIA ID: 980
Industry: Pulp & Paper (PLPR)
Application: SHM-Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)
Substrate: Rubber
Customer Location: Regional Newspaper, Leeds, UK
Application Date: May 2007
Products: Belzona® 2311 (SR Elastomer)

Problem: Large hole torn in the belt caused by a metal tool being dropped onto the belt.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. Damaged belt
  2. Preparation in progress
  3. Finished application, with customer admiring his work
Application Situation
Conveyor belt carrying rejected newspapers.
Application Method
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-1.
Belzona Facts
Due to the nature of the customers business and the need for this particular belt to be running almost 24 hours a day seven days a week, it was impossible to replace the belt and would cost around £3000. Utilising the Belzona system it cost them around £40 in materials and they got the belt back up and running within 2 hours, in time for the next print run.