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VOL XXIII, NO 53

Belzona® Rebuilds Contact Area On Rudder Assembly

 
 

Industry:

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Ship Dockyard, Bulgaria

 
 

Application Date:

February, 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Rudder stock to rudder blade flange coupling

 
 

Problem:

Lost contact area due to ingress of sea water after bolt connection failure

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet GSS-8. Steel plate treated with Belzona Release Agent was used to form the Belzona® 1111 on the flange face. This new face was then used to reform the rudder stock flange face.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona saved machining of the matting surfaces. Belzona solution is corrosion resistant, straight forward, time and cost effective.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Badly corroded flange of the steering blade
  2. Forming plate placed to form the flange
  3. The blade ready to be assembled
  4. Assembly ready to be bolted up
 
 
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