BELZONA REPAIR OF RUBBER IMPELLER
Industry: Water / Wastewater (WATR)
Application: SHM-Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)
Substrate: Steel & Rubber
Customer Location: Chemical Plant, Italy
Application Date: November 2005
Belzona® 2131 (D&A Fluid Elastomer)
Belzona® 2311 (SR Elastomer)
Problem: Whilst casing had little damage, the impeller vanes were very badly damaged and needed rebuilding.
- The damaged impeller
- Aluminum formers in place
- Casting underway
- The finished impeller
Rubber covered pump impeller.
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SHM-9. Aluminum forms were prepared and Belzona® 2131 poured in to restore profiles. Belzona® 2311 used to reform smaller areas.
The Belzona repairs were cost effective and saved considerable downtime.