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VOL XX, NO 55

Keeping Afloat With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil Rig Operator.

 
 

Application Date:

March 2001

 
 

Application Situation:

Sponson (An air bag or floatation device) attached to a fast rescue craft.

 
 

Problem:

Damaged due to collision with other objects such as boats, flotsam etc.

 
 

Products:

Belzona© 2311 (SR Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Rubber

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS-12.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Every repair with Belzona here saves the purchase of a new sponson at a cost of £400.00. The added bonus was that the repairs could be done at sea allowing the rescue craft to remain in service. This method of repair was used until the craft were taken out of service.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Surface prepared
  2. Area marked up, ready for the Belzona
  3. Finished repair
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com