KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXVI, NO 63

Belzona® Repairs Bow Thruster

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Shipyard, Bremerhaven, Germany

 
 

Application Date:

March 2011

 
 

Application Situation:

Bow thruster casing of a cargo ship.

 
 

Problem:

Extensive damage to the bevel gear system’s casing.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)
Belzona 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)
Belzona 4311 (Magma CR1)

 

Substrate:

Cast steel

 
 

Application Method:

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

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Docking time was approximately 10 days, a replacement was not possible. The job was won as a result of maintaining strong contact and reliable service delivery with the shipyard, shipping line and classification society. Belzona 4311 (Magma CR1) was applied not due to any chemical performance need but because the first inspection by the client is visual, and this extra layer gives a professional, aesthetical finish.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Extensive damage clearly visible
  2. Close-up following grit blasting
  3. Application in progress
  4. Completed application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com