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VOL XXII, NO 10

Belzona® Saves Fishing Boat Tailshaft

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Fishing Company, Philippines

 
 

Application Date:

June 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Worn Propeller Shaft Bushing

 
 

Problem:

Severely worn bushing on the propeller shaft damaged the cutlass bearing causing vibration on the fishing vessel.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
 

Substrate:

Bronze

 
 

Application Method:

Repair was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-1

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Replacement with new bronze sleeves would be very costly and too time consuming.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Worn bronze bushing
  2. Surface preparation using machining technique
  3. Application of Belzona® 1111
  4. Application of Belzona® 1111 being completed
 
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