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VOL XXXI, NO 108

Belzona® Used For Emergency Bow Thruster Repair

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

BC, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

August 1993

 
 

Application Situation:

Bow thruster

 
 

Problem:

Bow thruster insert was suffering from major corrosion-erosion problems.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The use of Belzona ensured that the repair could be carried out effectively, quickly and eliminating welding. This also reduced dry dock time as the vessel was in for an inspection only when the bow thruster became an additional issue of concern.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Preparation of bow thruster underway with a check on actual metal thickness.
  2. Close up showing extent of problem.
  3. Completed application.
 
 
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