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VOL XXV, NO 75

Belzona® Repairs Kamewa Impeller Duct

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

National ferry operator, Italy

 
 

Application Date:

FEBRUARY 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Kamewa jet drive on high speed passenger ferry operating on lake Como

 
 

Problem:

Deep erosion on the impeller duct lining

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2311 (SR Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Polyurethane

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona repair was carried out without having to dismount the entire propulsion unit saving and estimated €150,000 and ensuring minimal disruption to normal service. Belzona® 2311 has excellent adhesion to the polyurethane lining together with excellent cavitation resistance to ensure a long term effective repair.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of the high speed ferry
  2. Conditioning the substrate underway
  3. Close up of the application
  4. Completed application
 
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