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VOL XXX, NO 152

Mooring Winch Bonded To Deck With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Flotel, Arendal, Norway

 
 

Application Date:

May, 2011

 
 

Application Situation:

The application was executed onboard the Flotel jackup rig “Haven”, located on the North Sea Ekofisk oil field.

 
 

Problem:

Due to issues with welding and passive fire protection installed on deck, an alternative solution was needed to bond a mooring winch to a deck structure.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet GSS-9. Four 450mm x 450mm doubler plates were bonded to the deck with Belzona 1111.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

After the application was finished, the winch was tested to 5 tonnes x 1,5 safety factor. The test of 7 tonnes was then executed in cycles. After confirming that the winch can hold 5 tonnes of sideways force for 2,5 hours, the winch assembly was accepted.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of the deck
  2. Dry-fitting the winch
  3. Bonding application using Belzona 1111
  4. Completed application
 
 
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