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VOL XXIII, NO 102, ELITE

Protecting Engine Block With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Dry docks, Oporto, Portugal

 
 

Application Date:

March 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Engine block from tug boat

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion in water jacket around cylinder liners.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1391 (Ceramic HT)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-6. Belzona® 1111 used to restore profiles before coating with Belzona® 1391 to provide long term erosion corrosion.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This client had been delighted with previous application of Belzona so returned to ensure the same high quality finish and performance on these very important components. The client was once again delighted with the outcome when inspected after 4 years.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Corroded block with liners removed
  2. Surface preparation by grit blasting
  3. Application of Belzona
  4. Finished application
 
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