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VOL XXX, NO 48

Belzona® Repairs Offloading Hose Above Water

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

FPSO, Santos, Brazil

 
 

Application Date:

April 2015

 
 

Application Situation:

Damaged offloading hose

 
 

Problem:

During the normal operation of transfer, staff noticed a small tear in the rubber hose. Three weeks later, the tear had tripled in size and this is when the crew called the experts.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 2911 (Elastomer QD Conditioner)

Belzona 2211 (MP Hi-Build Elastomer)

Belzona 9341 (Reinforcement Tape)

 

Substrate:

Rubber

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS-12. The surfacee was roughened before the application of Belzona 2911 followed by the reinforced system of Belzona 2211 to the damaged areas.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The application was completed in just 4 hours and for a fraction of the cost of replacement. Belzona provided a long-term solution in just a few hours.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of damaged hose
  2. Surface preparation
  3. Completed application
  4. Overview of the application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com