KHIA ID: 228
Industry: Pulp & Paper (PLPR)
Application: FBC-Fans, Blowers and Compressors (FBC)
Substrate: Steel and nickel alloy
Customer Location: Papermill in Quebec, Canada
Application Date: September 2000

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

Problem: Severe corrosion produced by water and clay.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. The equiment prior to repair
  2. The surface has been prepared
  3. Perforation repair using Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal) and perforated metal sheet
  4. Equipment is ready to be put back into service
Application Situation
Exit section of a paper suction drum.
Application Method
Application was carried out out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflets FBC-5 and -7.
Belzona Facts
The repair was done in two days for under $6,700. The conventional approach would mean that the equipment would be sent outside the country and cost over $30,000 for transportation and repair.