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VOL X, NO 20

Belzona® Diesel Engine Block Restored

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Ship Repair Company in Florida

 
 

Application Date:

August 1995

 
 

Application Situation:

Hitachi diesel engine of a ship

 
 

Problem:

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

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

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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