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VOL X, NO 19

Belzona® To The Rescue On-Board U.S. Navy Carrier

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

U.S. Navy

 
 

Application Date:

April 1989

 
 

Application Situation:

Marine evaporator doors on a Helicopter Carrier

 
 

Problem:

The evaporator doors were leaking and threaded holes in the evaporator casing for the door "hold-down" had badly corroded from contact with brine solution.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 2111 (D&A Hi-Build Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflets GSS-1 and GSS-8.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The repair was carried out in one afternoon, with the ship at the pier, saving the U.S. Navy an estimated $100,000.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Applying Belzona® 1111 to a flange   
  2. Inspecting the recently reformed flange surface   
  3. Forming custom gaskets in place with Belzona® 2111
 
 
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