KHIA ID: 577
Industry: Water / Wastewater (WATR)
Application: CEP-Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)
Substrate: Steel
Customer Location: Water/Electricity Authority in Qatar
Application Date: 2000-ongoing

Belzona® 2131 (D&A Fluid Elastomer)

Problem: Original bearings were being worn out rapidly by the high sand content in the water.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. Accurate mold created to form the bearings
  2. Belzona Elastomer being poured into the mold
  3. Completed bearing
Application Situation
Water lubricated cutlass bearings from sea water lift pumps
Application Method
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet CEP-9.
Belzona Facts
Over 300 bearings have been cast. Reclaiming the original sleeve allows new bearings to be produced at a fraction the cost of new ones. In addition the life of the Belzona cast bearings was found to be longer than the originals.