KHIA ID: 1199
Industry: General Industry (GIND)
Application: MPT-Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)
Substrate: Steel
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.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. Overall view of the loader
  2. Worn pin fit
  3. Aligning the new bush
  4. Final repair after new bushing is inserted
Application Situation
Loader lost a grease fitting and lack of regular lubrication resulted.
Application Method
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.
Belzona Facts
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