KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XII, NO 39

Belzona® Tail Shaft Protection

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Offshore Oil Company - China

 
 

Application Date:

March 1998

 
 

Application Situation:

(Two) 13 meters long and 0.32 meters wide tail shafts on an exploration boat.

 
 

Problem:

Due to the change of bronze bush and corrosion from sea water a new protective coating was required on the shaft. Since the shafts were very long, flex vibration was a concern. A flexible protective system was used.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2121 (D&A Hi-Coat Elastomer)

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

Belzona® 2911 (QD Conditioner)

Belzona® 9341 (Reinforcement Tape)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflet SOS-6.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Rubber vulcanization would have taken more time at a higher cost. Belzona finished the coating in two days and saved the customer a substantial sum of money.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Application in progress. 
  2. Shaft is coated. 
  3. Tail shaft being installed.
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 Case study pic four

 

 
 
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