KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXIX, NO 65

Belzona® Rebuilds Bow Thruster

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

BC, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

1999

 
 

Application Situation:

Bow thruster

 
 

Problem:

The fiberglass surround designed to eliminate bimetallic corrosion around the bow thruster insert was not able to protect the area from cavitation attack.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)
Belzona 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Aluminum and stainless steel

 
 

Application Method:

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

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The use of Belzona allowed localized repairs to be executed with a minimal amount of down time.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Fairing in the damaged areas. 2. Fairing in the damaged areas. 3. Entire bow thruster protected with 2 coats of Belzona 1341 Supermetalglide.

 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

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