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VOL X, NO 20

Belzona® Diesel Engine Block Restored



Marine (MRNE)



Engines and Casings (ENC)


Customer Location:

Ship Repair Company in Florida


Application Date:

August 1995


Application Situation:

Hitachi diesel engine of a ship



Connecting rod went through the side of the casing, severely damaging the engine block



Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)



Cast steel


Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflet ENC-1.


Belzona Facts:

Replacement cost of the engine block is greater than $50,000. The total cost of the repair including labor and materials was $5,180. The vessel's owner saved over $45,000.


Photographs Description

Damaged engine block   In the engine room, work in progress   The finished repair

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