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VOL XXVI, NO 94, ELITE

Belzona® Protects Platform Leg Above And Below Waterline

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Offshore production platform, Adriatic Sea.

 
 

Application Date:

November 2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Offshore production platform leg

 
 

Problem:

Due to constant immersion in seawater the platform leg in the splash zone was suffering from corrosion and needed protecting.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 5831 (ST Barrier)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS-21. After manually preparing the surface the Belzona® 5831 was applied in two coats to the corroded areas above and below the waterline. Application was completed by divers in the water.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 5831 has been developed as a surface tolerant coating for application to wet and underwater surfaces and is ideally suited to this type of repair where access for surface preparation and application is restricted. Inspected in 2012 the coating was still providing excellent corrosion protection.

 
 

Photographs Description

Damage before coating was applied 1st coat of Belzona® 5831 applied Completed application with 2nd coat of Belzona 5831 applied  Excellent condition of coating when examined in 2012

 
 
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