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Rumford 40 Year Anniversary
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Rumford Industrial Group Radio Shows

Jim Rumford has been a regular guest at the WIIR radio studio. Below are a selection of podcasts and interviews from the show.

April 14, 2009 Microbiological Bugs Eat Iron Pumps

Pumps experience corrosion, erosion and cavitation that can be repaired with Belzona. Even the damage of microbiological bugs eating the metal can be repaired with Belzona says Robert Salerno

April 07, 2009 Municipalities Extended Pump Life with Belzona

Jim discusses recoating worn and pitted pumps for municipal water works, thus extending life with Belzona.

March 24, 2009 Belzona 1341 (Supermetalglide) Benefits to Hydro

Jim Rumford and Robert Salerno discuss the wide range of benefits for hydroelectric power plants increasing output with Belzona 1341

March 03, 2009 How do we Reduce Energy Consumption?

Energy Efficiency in pumps is achieved by increased water flow in pumps reducing the consumption that makes up 20% of all energy costs - pump operation

April 28, 2008 William Reeves, Retired Municipal Water Works Asst Super

Municipal Water Works Repairs Pumps and Impellers with Belzona instead of replacing it in 1985 and it's still in service

December 17, 2007 Chuck Wakefield

Tank Base Corrosion Solutions for the chine angle.

December 17, 2007 Ron Smith of Engineers Society of Detroit

Update on Future City Competition for 7th & 8th Graders in Michigan and Nationally. Conceptually building the cities of the future.

November 19, 2007 COL Jonathan Ives

Interview with COL Ives on Military use of polymers and emergency repair of battle equipment

August 20, 2007 David Goldbach

Belzona Applications Pumps & More

July 16, 2007 Brandon Carpenter - West Carrolton Parchment

Pulp & Paper Mill Repairs

July 16, 2007 Steve Tomaszewski - US Steel

Great Lakes Burn Camp Fund Raiser & General Repairs.

June 18, 2007 David Goldbach

Composite Industrial Group Applications

May 21, 2007 Bob Kohler

Boiler Seal Skirts or Dipper Plates

May 21, 2007 Ron Smith, ESD

Update on ESD Energy Conference

April 16, 2007 Jim Newman

Conservation of Energy

April 16, 2007 Ron Smith - ESD & Energy Conference

Energy Conservation, Sustainability, Efficiency

March 19, 2007 Billy Clements - Northpine Inc.

Gas separator -Coatings replace alloy steels in wet corrosive environment

March 19, 2007 Chris Lucas - Belzona Technical Manager

Belzona 1391 Ceramic HT Metal Amine towers

March 19, 2007 Ron Smith - ESD

2007 Energy Conference - Detroit MI.

February 12, 2007 Chad Walters - CIG Applicator

Pump repaired and protective coating

February 12, 2007 Rick Blankenship - Technical Consultant

Coating Containment areas and much more

February 12, 2007 Ron Smith - ESD

ESD Competitions

January 15, 2007 Chris Lucas, Belzona Technical Manager

Scrubbers & High Temperature Wet Coatings

January 15, 2007 Rob Barnstable

Chrysler Fan Blade Repair

January 15, 2007 Ron Smith, ESD Director of Education

ESD sponsors Future City Competition

December 18, 2006 Kim Shellabarger - Horner Electric

Shaft Repair with Super Metal & a Christmas Repair Story

December 18, 2006 Ron Smith, ESD Director of Education

Engineering Society of Detroit - Future City Competition

December 18, 2006 Shirsha, 8th Grade Future City Competitor

Future City Concept

November 13, 2006 Rhett Role, Nationwide

Chiller Repair with Belzona for ~20 yrs.

November 13, 2006 Tom Herron, SEMPPES President

SEMPPES (SE MI Power Plant Engineers Society)

October 16, 2006 Dave VanBlarcom, Des Moines Water Works

Water Works Pump Coating Project

October 16, 2006 Rick Craner, Thunder Bay Hydro

Hydro Turbine Blade Repair

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