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VOL XVI, NO 2

Belzona® Reduces Fuel Consumption Of A High Speed Passenger Ferry

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Ferry in Canada

 
 

Application Date:

Fall 1999

 
 

Application Situation:

Jet drive coating on high speed passenger ferry.

 
 

Problem:

Original specified coating material actually decreased the efficiency of the jets. Increase in jet drive efficiency sought to reduce fuel consumption and increase speed.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Aluminum

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona has an approval by KaMeWa North America as well as an ABS approved procedure for Jet drive coating. An overall increase in speed was achieved as a result of the Belzona coating.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. An overview of the passenger ferry
  2. View of jet inlet (1st coat of Belzona® 1341)
  3. View of outlet coating complete
  4. View of inlet (2nd coat of Belzona® 1341)
 
 
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