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VOL XVI, NO 60

Belzona’S Abs Approved Procedure Used To Repair Propeller Bolt Holes

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

MSTS (Military Sealift Command) in Florida, USA

 
 

Application Date:

April 1998

 
 

Application Situation:

Bolt holes in propeller.

 
 

Problem:

Excessive pitting on the propeller was due to a combination of crevice corrosion and general corrosion caused vibration and uneven distribution of load.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

Bronze

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS-17.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Eliminates the possibility of crevice corrosion. 0% Shrinkage means a perfect fit and no opportunity for vibration. ABS approved BEL-FPB-100 is the procedure that was used.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of military sealift command vessel
  2. View of the ships propeller
  3. Applying Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal) to the bolt holes
  4. Finished applications being cured
 
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