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VOL XIII, NO 32

Belzona® Stops Damage From Pitted Chocks

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil tanker, Pacific Northwest, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

1998

 
 

Application Situation:

Pitted chocks

 
 

Problem:

Chocks pitting and the roughness was destroying the hawsers.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflet SOS-19.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Ship's mooring lines (hawsers) are very expensive. The steel casting for the chocks became pitted from the salt. This caused jagged edges which wore out the hawsers prematurely.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Close-up of chock with peeling paint.  
  2. View of chock showing extensive pitting.  
  3. Surface preparation in progress. 
  4. Finished application.
 
 
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