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VOL XXI, NO 53

Belzona® Restores Rudder Stock To Original Dimensions

 
 

Industry:

Military (MILI)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

United States Navy

 
 

Application Date:

Various since 1980

 
 

Application Situation:

Rudder Stock Seal Areas.

 
 

Problem:

Shaft worn by mechanical action of the seals on the steel and bronze liners.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel and Bronze

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out using the Belzona MPT-1 System Procedure.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This application has been carried out on various US Navy Ships. In this case the diameter of the Rudder Stock was 37 inches (934mm), weighing 22 tons and the displacement of this 30+knots Cruiser was 8,100 tons.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Shaft being centered in lathe 
  2. Rough thread surface preparation 
  3. Final machining
 
 
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