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VOL XVII, NO 38

Routine Repair Of Floating Hoses With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Offshore Oil Production Company

 
 

Application Date:

On-going since 1987

 
 

Application Situation:

Oil transfer hoses operating between single buoy moorings and tankers.

 
 

Problem:

Rubber coverings suffer regular mechanical damage and require refurbishment to maintain buoyancy.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2211 (MP Hi-Build Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Rubber

 
 

Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS-12. Hoses were thoroughly cleaned, roughened and then conditioned with Belzona® 2911. The damage was then rebuilt using Belzona® 2211.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The use of Belzona material in this instance prevented further damage to the hose, in particular the fl otation material which if damaged may require the hose to be scrapped.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Typical single buoy mooring system.
  2. Repaired damage to surface of the hose.
  3. Completed applications.
 
 
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