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VOL XXVIII, NO 171

Belzona® Repairs Holes In Us Navy Ship

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

VA, USA

 
 

Application Date:

2011

 
 

Application Situation:

A US Navy ship ready for deployment needed a quick repair before leaving.

 
 

Problem:

The bulkhead in the intake plenum has holes rusted through the steel.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance to a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-1. The bulkhead and steel were thoroughly grinded to prepare the surface. Steel doubler plates were bonded over the holes with Belzona 1111.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona was the only fast and effective solution to the problem. Welding was not allowed. The application was completed without using hot work thanks to Belzona 1111's cold bonding properties.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Three holes are shown in the intake plenum. Two large and one small.
  2. A thorough grinding of the bulkhead and the steel plates is completed. 
  3. The completed repair is shown. Belzona 1111 was used to bond the plates over the holes.
 
 
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