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VOL XI, NO 45

Belzona® Helps Move Ship

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Marine Propeller Shaft Manufacturing and Repair Company Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

October 1997

 
 

Application Situation:

Shaft sleeve

 
 

Problem:

Hull construction errors required that one of three shaft bearing liners be relocated.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Stainless steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflet MPT-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Application saved the customer approximately $150,000 for replacement liners and an 8-12 week delivery time. The shaft is installed aboard ship while in water.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Split sleeve receiving wetting coat of Belzona product.  
  2. The shaft receives the same scrub coat.  
  3. Belzona product applied, fitted and clamped using screwclamps.  
  4. Split sleeve bonded to shaft. Machining to proper dimension in progress.
 
 
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