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VOL X, NO 25

Belzona® Boat Lift Tire Repair

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)

 
 

Customer Location:

Boat Repair Facility in Florida

 
 

Application Date:

February 1996

 
 

Application Situation:

Drydock boat lift tire

 
 

Problem:

Tires on lift are actually retreaded aircraft tires. Delamination of the tire tread due to use and exposure to the sun.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2311 (SR Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Rubber

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflet SHM-9.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Tires cost approximately $1,000 each. Two units of Belzona® 2311 (SR Elastomer) were used to repair the damaged area and to protect the tire from future deterioration. More importantly, it improved the reliability of the boat lift. If the machine is down, this company could be out of business.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of boat lift used to hoist vessels from water 
  2. Tire tread is separating from the tire 
  3. Tire repaired with Belzona® 2311
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com