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VOL XXXI, NO 114

Belzona® Rebuilds Rudder Pintle Housing

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

BC, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

September 1999

 
 

Application Situation:

Rudder pintle housing

 
 

Problem:

Rudder pintle housing was badly eroded /corroded and required rebuilding.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona 9411 (Release Agent)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Repairing the pintle housing using Belzona 1311 eliminates the probability of developing stress cracks and can be completed in less time. The repair also eliminates the possibility of bi-metallic corrosion taking hold again as it isolates the two metals present in the housing assembly.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of rudder pintle liberally coated with Belzona 1311.
  2. Pintle fully inserted and centered using a jig tack welded to the top of the rudder.
  3. Completed application. Note finish of newly formed bore.
 
 
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