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VOL XVI, NO 54

Belzona® Repairs A Hole In This Hopper Dredge Hose

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Dredge operators in California, USA

 
 

Application Date:

July 1998

 
 

Application Situation:

Hopper dredge hose.

 
 

Problem:

A hole in the hose was caused from large volumes of abrasive solids passing through it.

 
 

Products:

Belzona ® 2111 (D&A Hi-Build)

Belzona ® 2311 (SR Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Fiber reinforced rubber

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS-12.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Replacement cost of the hose is over $10,000.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of the Dutch dredge ship
  2. Hopper dredge hose being inspected
  3. Extensive damage evident
  4. Area being rebuilt with Belzona® 2311 (SR Elastomer)
 
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