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VOL XV, NO 13

Belzona® Repair On 10,000 Hp Sulzer Marine Diesel Engine

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Shipping company in Ontario, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

February 2001

 
 

Application Situation:

Six cylinder Sulzer Diesel Engine built in 1969.

 
 

Problem:

Pitting corrosion on engine block caused o-ring seals to leak.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast Iron

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Each cylinder is 36" in diameter, each had three corroded lands about 4" wide. Customer felt conventional weld repairs would have been too risky, and that Belzona was the only viable alternative.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of Sulzer Engine
  2. Close-up of pitted, corroded area on engine block
  3. Prepared area after machining, before Belzona
  4. View of machined Belzona
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com