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VOL XVII, NO 54

Leaky Cylinder Seats Refurbished With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

International ship motor repair company - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida USA

 
 

Application Date:

November 2003

 
 

Application Situation:

Ship’s engine cylinder seats.

 
 

Problem:

Signifi cant cavitation and general corrosion from cooling water and fretting wear at O-ring seats.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1121 (Super XL-Metal)

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Cast Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets ENC-5 and ENC-6.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

For under $200 in Belzona products, the customer was able to repair O-ring seal surfaces and protect cooling water jackets.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Units as received from ship
  2. Pitting corrosion in water jacket area
  3. Prepared, coated and protected water jacket
  4. Ready for service
 
 
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