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VOL XXIV, NO 29

Belzona® Fixes Pilot Boat Rubbing Strip

Cliente / ubicación

Marine company, Wales

Fecha de aplicación

October 2008

Situación de aplicación

Rubbing strip on Rigid Inflatable (RIB) pilot boat.

Problema

Due to the high cost of the new rubbing strip and the high cost of the boat being out of use, the client required a fast repair to put the boat back into service.

Productos

Belzona® 2211 (MP Hi build Elastomer)

Substrato

Rubber

Método de aplicación

Application carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS-12. after preparing underside of rubbing strip and counterface on hull, the strip was positioned, spacers were used to ensure a level fit, and taped into place until Belzona cured.

Hechos Belzona

The only alternative was to remove the complete rubbing strip from the boat tube and glue on a new one. This would have mean possible damage to the tube costing thousands of pounds.

Descripciones de fotografías

  1. The RIB pilot boat
  2. New D section rubbing strip ready to be bonded into place
  3. Strip being bonded into place
  4. New section bonded on and held in place with tape unti Belzona cured
For more information about Belzona products visit: www.Belzona.com