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VOL XVIII, NO 14

There’S Nothing Fishy About This Belzona® Repair

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Engines and Casings (ENC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Fishing boat

 
 

Application Date:

February 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Cracked engine block

 
 

Problem:

Cooling water froze due to lack of anti-freeze causing the engine block to crack.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 9111 (Cleaner/Degreaser)

Belzona® 9341 (Reinforcing Tape)

 

Substrate:

Cast steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Weld repairs were rejected due to concerns about heat stress. Quick turn around was important due to lost production while boat was in port.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Engine block after surface prep.
  2. Belzona® 1111 applied. Metal bars are used to stabilize crack.
  3. Installing metal bars.
  4. More Belzona® 1111 applied to cover and protect the metal bars. Job completed.
 
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