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VOL XXIII, NO 113

Bonding Fairleads With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Shippyard, France

 
 

Application Date:

May 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

37 Meters long Yacht

 
 

Problem:

Fairleads have been dismantled in order to realise  repairs to the hull. A rebuilding and bonding material was then necessary to fill gaps when fairleads were replaced.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Aluminium and GRP gelcoat

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified Belzona Know How System GSS-9.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The pourable chocking option usually considered by the customer could not be applied in this situation due to the thickness of adhesive required. Belzona® 1111 has no limitation in thickness when applied in such an environment,

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Fairlead pocket
  2. Fairlead before application
  3. Aplication underway
  4. Fairlead clamped in place during the cure process
 
 
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