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VOL XXVIII, NO 94

Belzona® Repairs Shaft For French Navy

 
 

Industry:

Military (MILI)

 
 

Application:

Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)

 
 

Customer Location:

Navy dockyard, South of France

 
 

Application Date:

May 2008

 
 

Application Situation:

Motor shaft on the frigate "Jean de Vienne"

 
 

Problem:

The tapered shaft had serious damage.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

 

Substrate:

steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-1. The repair was machined to obtain a smooth finish.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The shaft was recovered back to serviceable condition with minimal downtime ensuring vessel was not delayed in drydock.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Frigate "Jean de Vienne" in drydock
  2. Equipment with the damaged shaft
  3. Close up of the damage on the shaft
  4. Shaft after rebuilding with Belzona 1111 and machining
 
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