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VOL XIII, NO 24

Reforming Of Transom Flange With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

UK ferry operator

 
 

Application Date:

June 1994

 
 

Application Situation:

Jet thrust propulsion system on high-speed ferry operating between UK and Ireland

 
 

Problem:

The Transom was distorted by welding following repairs. Jet bowl no longer mated accurately with transom flange.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Aluminum

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How system GSS-9.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

No simple alternative existed. Belzona application completely solved problem with minimum delay allowing ferry to resume regular service.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The forming ring being positioned
  2. Injection of Belzona® 1321 underway
  3. The perfectly formed flange face awaiting removal of corks
  4. The jet bowl waiting to be installed
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com