CAVITATED PUMP DIFFUSER RESTORED WITH BELZONA
Industry: Water / Wastewater (WATR)
Application: CEP-Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)
Substrate: Cast Iron
Customer Location: Theme Park, (Southeast) Virginia
Application Date: March 2009
Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
Problem: Cavitation had caused severe metal loss to pump impeller and diffuser. New impeller was available but no diffuser available.
- Severely cavitated diffuser
- Diffuser blasted and rebar tack welded in place
- Belzona® 1111 application
- Completed repair
Theme park pond pump performing below requirements.
Application wascarried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet CEP-1. Pump shop tack welded "rebar" into deeply cavitated areas. Belzona® 1111 applied to replace lost metal. Belzona machined to original diffuser dimensions.
Old pump and new diffuser not available. $450 of Belzona used to quickly and effectively repair this valuable component.