KHIA ID: 332
Industry: General Industry (GIND)
Application: TCC-Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)
Substrate: Steel
Customer Location: An international manufacturer of loom equipment
Application Date: March 1991

Belzona® 1211 (E-Metal)

Problem: Oil leaks around seams and gearbox doors were causing safety problems at several locations where this equipment was in operation; including the Southeast U.S. and Japan.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. A view of the loom in operation
  2. Cutting gasket material away fom seams
  3. Applying Belzona® 1211 (E-Metal) over the seams
  4. Completed application around the bottom of the door below oil level
Application Situation
Gearboxes on the end of looms.
Application Method
The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC -1.
Belzona Facts
The use of Belzona® 1211 allowed the machine to be put back in service with only 30-minutes of downtime for the entire repair. Each unit was repaired with one, 500 gram package of material. A total of 53 units have been repaired in the U.S. alone. This specific repair scenario was first completed in Japan.