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VOL XXIII, NO 110

Belzona® Bonds Bushes Into Tether Block

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil & Gas Service Company, UK

 
 

Application Date:

June 2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Requirement to secure Bushes into the Tether Block for a 5 megawatts power generation buoy to be located in the North Sea

 
 

Problem:

Welding the bushes had failed and Mechanical means had been ruled out by the client

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-8.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This was a multi million pound project which had stalled due to the failure to weld the bushes in position.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Tether Blocks
  2. Bush
  3. Dry fit of Bush
  4. Completed job
 
 
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