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VOL XI, NO 47

Belzona® Repair To Marine Engine Block

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Marine repair shop

 
 

Application Date:

1992

 
 

Application Situation:

12 Cylinder Diesel engine from ship

 
 

Problem:

Crankshaft Bearing shells spun in housing causing wear in the housing necessitating rebuilding before new shell bearings installed.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How leaflet ENC-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Replacement crankcase would have cost in excess of $100,000 and conventional welding repairs could not be guaranteed not to cause distortion. Belzona repairs cost $1500 and were completed in 3 days.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Application underway to the engine crankcase  
  2. Belzona® 1111 applied to housing 
  3. Line boring of housings underway
 
 
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