KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL X, NO 6

Belzona® Container Ship Rudder Repairs

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Major U.S. Container Ship Company

 
 

Application Date:

February 1995

 
 

Application Situation:

Ship's rudder

 
 

Problem:

Very severe erosion/corrosion of steel components of the ship's rudder

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
Belzona® 1121 (Super XL Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflets SOS-3 and MPT-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Conventional repairs using only welding and machining/field boring would have required a very long stay in drydock, causing severe disruption of cargo schedule with huge losses.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Pintle pin bore after molding, 95-99% contact per ABS Surveyor   
  2. Rudder being installed on ship after pintle pin repairs   
  3. Rudder stock bore with Belzona® 9411 (Release Agent)
 
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