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VOL XXXI, NO 111

Belzona® Rebuilds Eroded Rudder Bushings

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

BC, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

January 2014

 
 

Application Situation:

Rudder bushings

 
 

Problem:

The bushing areas had suffered serious bi-metallic erosion.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron and bronze

 
 

Application Method:

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

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Using Belzona 1111 saved many hours of dry docking time. It also reduced the possibility of bi-metallic corrosion from recurring.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The eroded bronze bushing removed.
  2. Bushing fitted for a dry run.
  3. Belzona 1111 applied and the whole assembly squeezed into place using a purpose made clamp.
  4. Completed application.
 
 
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