BELZONA REFURBISHES LOADER
Industry: General Industry (GIND)
Application: MPT-Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)
Customer Location: Heavy plant manufacturer, Alabama USA
Application Date: 1998
Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
Problem: Sloppy pin fit allowed too much movement in the bucket arm. The bushing wore away allowing metal damage and lifting problems.
- Overall view of the loader
- Worn pin fit
- Aligning the new bush
- Final repair after new bushing is inserted
Loader lost a grease fitting and lack of regular lubrication resulted.
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-7. The new bushing was used to form the new pin fit with Belzona® 1111.
Line Boring the fits was over $3000. The Belzona repair was less than $500. Repair lasted over 5 years. The repair was completd in a 5 hour period while the alterntive was a weeks downtime