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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.
 
 
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