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VOL XVII, NO 7

Belzona® Secures "A" Brackets To Yacht Hull

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Luxury Yacht Builder in UK

 
 

Application Date:

September 2000

 
 

Application Situation:

Propeller shaft "A" bracket supports

 
 

Problem:

Irregular shim required to ensure long term, stress-free attachment to curved GRP clad surface. Underlying hull is timber and steel.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1121 (Super XL-Metal)

 

Substrate:

GRP and steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet GSS-9.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona provides a high-strength irregular shim under "A" brackets ensuring no stress points on the hull. Non-slump properties of the Belzona important as gaps to be filled ranged from 3 to 25mm (1/8" to 1")

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Bracket positioned using aligning wire and jacking bolts
  2. Belzona® 1121 being injected between hull and bracket
  3. Completed application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com