BELZONA IN WATERWORKS’ PUMP SAVES OVER $7,200 ANNUALLY
Industry: Water / Wastewater (WATR)
Application: CEP-Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)
Substrate: Cast iron
Customer Location: Des Moines Water Works, Des Moines, Iowa USA
Application Date: Fall 2003
Belzona® 1221 (Super E-Metal)
Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)
Problem: Erosion and bearing problems.
- Surface prepared for application
- The impeller was also repaired/protected with Belzona
- In progress
- Complete, and ready for re-assambly
17 million gallons/day water pump
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets CEP-1, CEP-2, CEP-3, CEP-5 and CEP-10.
Repair of erosion damage with Belzona® 1221 (Super E-Metal). Then a two-coat application of Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide) was applied. Belzona® 1341 is approved by NSF for potable water contact. Performance tests showed an average increase of wire to water efficiency of 7.2%, which will save over $7,200 annually.