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VOL XXII, NO 132

Super Ferry Protected With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Shipyard, Mobile, Alabama

 
 

Application Date:

November 2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Jet drive housings on new construction of a high speed ferry.

 
 

Problem:

With the stainless components of the propusion system being in close proximity to the aluminum housing, the effects of electrolysis would deteriorate the housing.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S Metal)
 

Substrate:

Aluminum

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with the Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

With the cost of drydocking the ferry and replacement or repairs of the housings, Belzona will save the vessel owners hundreds of thousands of dollars. Belzona has a long track record of protecting these propulsion units.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of the jet drive housing
  2. Close up of the housing prior to coating
  3. View of the housings being protected with Belzona® 1321
  4. Arrival of the new ferry
 
 
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