KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXI, NO 20, ELITE

Belzona® Rebuilds And Protects Kort Nozzles

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

MV HAIDA MONARCH - Vancouver, BC. Canada

 
 

Application Date:

1996

 
 

Application Situation:

Kort nozzles of large self propelled marine log loader

 
 

Problem:

Erosion-Corrosion of inner circumference of kort nozzles.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R Metal)

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Mild Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets SOS-1 & SOS-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The application shows the vessel in drydock for its three year overhaul. Pictures show how well the Belzona coating has protected the nozzles from excessive erosion-corrosion over this period.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of port side nozzle showing erosion pattern after three years service.
  2. View of starboard side nozzle after three years of service.
  3. Re-application of Belzona® 1341 to complete nozzle after welding had been completed to close various cracks.
 
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