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VOL XVI, NO 68

Belzona® Keeps This Passenger Ferry Running Smoothly

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Ferry operator, British Columbia, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

April 2002

 
 

Application Situation:

Rudder horn of large ferry vessel.

 
 

Problem:

The sides and trailing surfaces of this large rudder horn suffered from cavitation and significant metal loss.

 
 

Products:

Belzona ® 2141

Belzona ® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

Belzona ® 1121 (Super XL-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets SOS-1 and SOS-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 2141 has exhibited excellent cavitation resistance as document-ed by the ARL at Penn State. Alternatively, you would have to weld up hundereds of damaged areas or cut out a large section and weld in new plate.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Cavitation clearly evident
  2. Rebuilding with Belzona® 1121 (Super XL-Metal)
  3. Belzona® 2141 being applied
  4. Final application
 
 
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