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VOL XXIX, NO 13

Belzona® Protects Stern Tube

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oregon, USA

 
 

Application Date:

2014

 
 

Application Situation:

Stern tube in a US Army Ship.

 
 

Problem:

The US Army required standard protection against erosion and corrosion when the ship is dry docked.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 5811 (Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The stern tube was grit blasted and then two coats of Belzona 5811 were brushed on. The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS-2.  

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona lasts through the expected time between inspections by the US Army.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Stern of the ship
  2. Inspecting the grit blast
  3. First coat of black Belzona 5811
  4. Second coat of gray Belzona 5811
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com