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VOL XVI, NO 1

Belzona® Protects The Jet Drive Tunnels On This High Speed Patrol Boat

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

United States Navy

 
 

Application Date:

1997

 
 

Application Situation:

Protecting the jet drive inlet tunnel on a MK-5 high speed patrol boat.

 
 

Problem:

Aluminum substrate of this KaMeWa Jet Drive Tunnel gets damaged from entrained solids and mild cavitation.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Aluminum

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets SOS-1 and SOS-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 1341 improves the hydrodynamic performance of jet drives without the need for specialized equipment. Belzona has a KaMeWa North America Approval as well as an ABS approved procedure for this application.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. MK-5 Navy vessel
  2. KaMeWa Jet Drive
  3. Second coat Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide) to inlet tunnel completed
 
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