KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXIX, NO 66

Belzona® Protects Rudders

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

BC, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

May 2003

 
 

Application Situation:

Rudders

 
 

Problem:

The rudders suffer from serious cavitation problems.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R Metal)
Belzona 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Mild Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS 1,2

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Application of Belzona 1341 Supermetalglide will help reduce the effects of cavitation between dry dockings.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Rudder after grit blasting 2. Excessively cavitated areas are rebuilt with Belzona 1311 before being over coated with Belzona 1341 Supermetalglide. 3. Final coat of Belzona 1341 Supermetalglide (Grey) applied and force cured with heat lamps to meat deadline.

 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com