KHIA ID: 1519Industry: Mining & Quarrying (MINQ)
Application: SHM-Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)
Substrate: Carbon SteelCustomer Location: Coal Mine, Southern Illinois
Application Date: August 2010Products:
Belzona® 1811 (Ceramic Carbide) Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic HT)
Problem: Excessive wear and costly replacement brought on by abrasion from coal dust. The coal chute and lateral fitting have an average operating temperature of 200°F. Due to excessive wear pipes were only lasting a few weeks before needing to be replaced. A cost effective alternative to replacement was being sought.
View of holed lateral fitting Close up of inside damage Interior view of completed application Outside view of completed application