Belzona Rebuilds Shaft on Blanching Machine

KHIA ID: 532
Industry: General Industry (GIND)
Application: MPT-Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)
Substrate: Steel
Customer Location: Frozen Food Manufacturer UK
Application Date: February 2005

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Problem: Shaft was worn in the bearing area. This increased pressure on the bearings resulting in a very short service life.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. View of worn bearing seat area on shaft.
  2. View of former. A stepped former was required to allow it to clamp and locate onto undamaged areas of the shaft.
  3. Former after clamping in position.
  4. Completed shaft rebuild using Belzona® 1111. Note the step has been rebuilt as well.
Application Situation
Bearing seat area of blanching machine shaft.
Application Method
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet MPT-2.
Belzona Facts
Previously this shaft had been welded up in position and the bearing seat area rough ground back to size. The shaft cannot be taken out without major strip down so an in-situ repair has to be done. The Belzona forming technique produced the precise required diameter.