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VOL XXVIII, NO 53

Belzona® Protects Keel Cooler

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Tug Boat Operator, BC, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

November 2009

 
 

Application Situation:

Keel cooler of a tug boat.

 
 

Problem:

Bi-metallic corrosion was attacking the metal surfaces of the keel cooler. The metal surface had become badly pitted.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R Metal)

Belzona 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Applications of this kind have shown that the use of Belzona Ceramic Metals will protect and extend the service life of this equipment for many years saving enormous amounts of dry docking and replacement costs in the process.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The inside of the keel cooler was showing signs of severe corrosion
  2. The eroded areas were rebuilt with Belzona 1311
  3. Finally the entire cooler area was protected with 2 coats of Belzona 1341 
 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

 
 
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