KHIA ID: 3125
Industry: Pulp & Paper (PLPR)
Application: SHM-Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)
Substrate: Rubber
Customer Location: Paper Mill, São Paulo, Brazil
Application Date: September 2011

Belzona® 2311 (SR Elastomer)

Problem: The fork lift driver caught the conveyor belt while he was loading the paper, stopping the process and tearing the belt.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. Conveyor belt damage 
  2. Preparation and conditioning with Belzona® 2911 
  3. Belzona® 2311 being applied and incorporating Belzona® 9341 (Reinforcement Tape)  
  4. Job done
Application Situation
Conveyor belt is used to process recycled paper. A fork lift is used to load paper onto the belt.
Application Method
The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How system Leaflet SHM-1. Top cover was cut back before repairing with Belzona® 2311 incorprating Belzona® 9341 (Reinforcement Tape).
Belzona Facts
The aplication was done in 2 hours and the equipment was back in service with minimal delay. To replace or repair the belt conventionally would have involved an emergency call out from specialist contractor who would have had to travel from another city. Costs and time delay were unacceptable.