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VOL XXX, NO 58

Belzona® Protects A Stern Tube (Non-Bearing Areas) On A A Us Navy Ship

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Portland, OR, USA

 
 

Application Date:

May 2015

 
 

Application Situation:

Stern Tube on a U.S. Navy Ship

 
 

Problem:

The U.S. Navy required superior protection against erosion and corrosion in the non-bearing area of the stern tube when the ship was dry docked.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona 5811 (Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Areas in stern tube were spot repaired with Belzona 1111 and then coated  with a brush.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona lasts through the expected time between 5 year Stern Tube inspections by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Stern Tube Preparation
  2. Stern Tube Coating
  3. Completed Stern Tube Coating
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com