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VOL XXX, NO 89

Belzona® 7111 Provides Chocking To Propulsion Engine On Fishing Boat

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Lima, Peru

 
 

Application Date:

August 2015

 
 

Application Situation:

Main engine base of the propulsion system on the fishing boat with 500 tons of storage.

 
 

Problem:

Maintenance of the propulsion system of the boat, including the propeller, shaft, gearbox and engine, requires realignment of the main engine and the implementation of new foundation chocks that guarantee alignment is maintained and complies with the Marine Certification norms such as Lloyd’s Register or American Bureau of Shipping.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 7111 (Marine Grade)

 

Substrate:

Marine Steel and Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet GSS-12, BEL CIS 100 with ABS certification and Belzona 7111 IFU.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The implementation of chocks with the liquid product, Belzona 7111, is simple, quick and very safe due to its design properties, which make it a very cost-effective and convenient technique when compared with other conventional methods such as the tedious manufacturing of metallic shims. The application allows for a guarantee of permanent alignment and durability with the American Bureau of Shipping and Lloyd’s Register Classification.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Fishing boat with 500 tons of storage
  2. View of the main propulsion engine
  3. Mixing Belzona 7111
  4. Port stern chock finished; the engine has 4 chocks
 
 
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