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VOL XXVI, NO 64

Belzona® Repairs And Protects Engine Block And Cylinder Liners

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

German diesel engine refurbishment company

 
 

Application Date:

August 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Ship diesel engine block

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion and cavitation damage in cooling water area as well as leaking O-ring sealing surfaces.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic HT)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

The repair to the sealing faces was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-5, using machining methods. Areas damaged by corrosion and cavitation were rebuilt with Belzona® 1111, and cooling water areas were fully coated with Belzona® 1391 in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-6.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The client buys discarded engines which they recondition. As a result of rebuilding the engine block with Belzona it is classed as new and not as repaired thus offering better resale value as well as improved longevity through the use of non-corroding technology.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Diesel engine block prior to repair
  2. Close-up of application area
  3. Close-up of application area
  4. Completed engine block application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com