BELZONA PROTECTS PIPELINE AND VALVES FROM CEMENT ABRASION
Industry: General Industry (GIND)
Application: VPF-Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)
Customer Location: Cement producer, Slovakia
Application Date: 2000
Belzona® 1811 (Ceramic Carbide)
Problem: There was high abrasion caused by cement leading to local material loss of metal from valve body.
- Badly eroded valve
- Grit blasting the valves
- Completed valve body
- Re-assembled valve protected with Belzona® 1811
Pipes and valves used to transport cement dust.
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11.
The Belzona solution was initially accepted by customer because repair took only a few hours and the mill shut-down was very short. Since the first repairs in 2000 many more of these repairs have been completed.