KHIA ID: 4700
Industry: Mining & Quarrying (MINQ)
Application: SHM-Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)
Substrate: Rubber
Customer Location: Brick factory, Kent, England.
Application Date: September 2013

Belzona® 2311 (SR Elastomer)

Problem: After years of use the belt had developed a tear and clay was penetrating the layers in the belt, if the belt was to deteriorate further the factory would need to employ an unplanned shutdown.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. Damaged belt prior to repair
  2. Cleaned and prepared with Belzona Roughing brush
  3. Belzona® 2311 being applied incorporating Belzona® 9341 (Reinforcement tape)
  4. Belt repaired and ready for years more service
Application Situation
Primary conveyor delivering clay into the building from the quarry.
Application Method
The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How system leaflet SHM-1, the tear was patched using Belzona® 2311 incorporating Belzona® 9341 (reinforcement tape).
Belzona Facts
The application was finished in 1 hour and the conveyor was back in service with minimal delay, usually the company would call in a specialist vulcanizer halting production for hours, the cost to replace the belt was thousands and a vulcanized repair would have cost £1300.00, the Belzona repair cost less than £100.00 and saved the company thousands in lost production.