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VOL XXIX, NO 64

Belzona® Rebuilds And Protects Ferry Rudder Horns

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

BC, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

December 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Rudder Horns

 
 

Problem:

The rudder horns are subject to both erosion and cavitation damage.

 
 

Products:

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

 

Substrate:

Cast steel

 
 

Application Method:

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

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Rebuilding eroded areas with Belzona rebuilding compounds is both quick and effective saving many hours of dry docking time. The conventional way would be welding.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Rudder horn after grit blasting to a near white metal finish 2. Application of 1st coat in progress 3. Completed application

 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

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