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VOL XIII, NO 6

Belzona® Reforms Main Engine Liner Lands And Corroded Cooling Water Passages

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Ship Dockyard, France

 
 

Application Date:

1998

 
 

Application Situation:

Cylinder block of main engine.

 
 

Problem:

Corrosion in water cooled top land area of engine block.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet ENC-4, using formers to reconstruct the two cylinder liner lands in each cylinder.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona was used because there was no other suitable solution. Machining would have weakened the cylinder block.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. After grit blasting the degree of corrosion clearly evident  
  2. Lower land reformed 
  3. Cylinder rebuilt awaiting final finishing
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com