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VOL XX, NO 60

Lifting Device For Fender

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Keppel Shipyard, Philippines

 
 

Application Date:

March 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Attaching metal lifting device to 800kgs rubber fender

 
 

Problem:

Transporting an 800kg fender from one area to another possess serious problem without a lifting device. Ships paints get damaged by temporary lifting cables during rough sea conditions.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2111 (D & A Hi-Build Elastomer)

Belzona® 2211 (MP Hi-Build Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Rubber

 
 

Application Method:

The application was performed in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS-12.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Previously, fenders are wrapped with tires tied with metal cables. On rough seas, ships paints get damaged by the metal cables. Putting a metal lifting device using Belzona® Elastomers was the right solution.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Fender without lifting device
  2. A 12” diameter plate is prepared with lifting hook
  3. Surface preparation for the fender
  4. Finished application – metal lifting device is attached to the fender
 
 
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