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VOL XXIII, NO 46

Belzona® Rebuilds And Protects Exhaust On Yacht

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Shipyard, Monaco

 
 

Application Date:

November 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Luxury yacht in dock for routine repairs and inspection.

 
 

Problem:

Severe corrosion caused by hot exhaust gas and salt water, led to critical loss of steel.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1511 (Super HT-Metal)
Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic HT)
 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets SOS-1 & -2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This repair was completed in 2 days. The only alternative is to change the exhaust pipe. It would have cost much more and taken 2 weeks to complete. Application was overseen by Lloyds.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The yacht in dock
  2. Initial state of exhaust pipe
  3. Pitting clearly evident after blasting
  4. Final result after rebuilding with Belzona® 1511 and coating with Belzona® 1391
 
 
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