KHIA ID: 1335
Industry: General Industry (GIND)
Application: SHM-Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)
Substrate: Mild Steel
Customer Location: Manufacturer of asphalt shingles, Canada
Application Date: June 2006

Belzona® 1812 (Ceramic Carbide FP)

Belzona® 2111 (D&A Hi-Build Elastomer)

Problem: Unloading of solids, composed of fine stone approximately 1/32" diameter, creating high abrasion on the inside surface of the hoppers.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. Hopper grit blasted
  2. Masking prior to application
  3. Application of Belzona® 1812 
  4. Hoppers lined with Belzona® 2111 
Application Situation
Hoppers that handle abrasive solid material in the production of asphalt shingles.
Application Method
Application was carried out using Know-How System Leaflet SHM-13. Belzona® 1812 applied to profile the hopper before overcoating with Belzona® 2111.  Both mild steel hopper and Belzona® 1812 grit blasted before coating.
Belzona Facts
Hopper volume : 22.5 tons of material per hour 24 hours a day /7 days a week. Production shut down 40 days per year. Originaly the hopper had a life expectency of 1 month. Other solutions lasted 7 months. With the Belzona solution equipment now operates for a period of 18 to 24 months maintenance free. They even carry 1 or 2 hoppers in stock. Client approved the Belzona® 1812 as an inventory product and is used in other applications.