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VOL XVIII, NO 37

Belzona® Repairs To Ferry Main Engine

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Ferry operator in Egypt

 
 

Application Date:

November 2003

 
 

Application Situation:

Main diesel engine from ferry

 
 

Problem:

Severe cavitation and corrosion in cylinder block bores in way of cylinder liner lands.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic HT)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-6.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 1311 used in conjunction with formers to rebuild cavitated areas and restore profiles. Belzona® 1391 applied to coolant galleries. This is a routine repair on engine blocks as cavitation is a common problem in this area of the engine. The Belzona provides a quick effective repair without heat and provides good cavitation and corrosion resistance in the hot coolant.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The severity of the cavitation clearly evident
  2. Surface preparation underway
  3. The Belzona® 1311 being formed to profile
  4. Completed application with Belzona® 1391 applied to top water gallery
 
 
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