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VOL XXVII, NO 81

Bow Truster Protection With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Dockyard, Montenegro

 
 

Application Date:

November, 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Bow thruster on cargo vessel

 
 

Problem:

Pitting damage caused by erosion/corrosion to the bow thruster.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Cast iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets SOS-1 and 2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona's excellent time saving renewal and protection method was a fraction the cost  compared to replacement and dry-dock time consuming alternative. Restoration with Belzona was done in 48 hours, resulting in long term erosion/corrosion protection.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Bow thruster
  2. Pitting damage clearly evident
  3. Reinforcing Tape being combined with Belzona 1311
  4. Belzona 1321 protective coating applied to complete the job
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com