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Belzona® Protects Platform Leg



Oil & Gas (OILG)



Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)


Customer Location:

Offshore oil platform,Tianjin-China.


Application Date:

May 2010


Application Situation:

Original corrosion protection damaged on platform leg. 



Repair of the original protection system was complicated by location in splash zone/underwater.



Belzona® 1161 (Super UW Metal)


Belzona® 5831 (ST-Barrier)



Carbon Steel


Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets SOS-20a and SOS-20b. The surface was prepared as thoroughly as possible with an MBX Bristle Blaster being used above the water line. The surface preparation and application of Belzona® 1161 had to be carrierd out using rope access and divers. 


Belzona Facts:

The surface tolerant properties of Belzona® 5831 made it the ideal solution for these difficult access conditions. The product provides excellent adhesion to surfaces both in the splash zone and underwater. Application inspected in 2017 after seven years in service and found to be providing excellent corrosion protection.


Photographs Description

  1. Surface Preparation by MBX Bristle Baster
  2. Belzona® 1161 being applied
  3. Completed Application
  4. Inspection after 7 years in service.
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