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VOL XXIX, NO 63

Belzona® 1341 Supermetalglide Protects Rudders

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

BC, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

February 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Rudders

 
 

Problem:

Rudders were showing sever metal loss in areas where cavitation attack prevalent .

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R Metal)
Belzona 1321 (Ceramic S 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:

The use of Belzona for these types of repairs eliminates the need to weld with all its associated problems. The rebuild process also reduces the time required to complete a repair of this kind.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. View of one of the many badly cavitated areas on the two rudders 2. Rebuilding of eroded areas in progress 3. Application of 1st coat of Belzona 1341 in progress 4. Application of 2nd coat of Belzona 1341 completed

 
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