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VOL XXX, NO 57

Belzona® Protects Tail Shaft On A Us Navy Ship

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Marine Industry, Portland, OR, USA

 
 

Application Date:

May 2015

 
 

Application Situation:

Tail Shaft of U.S. Navy Ship.

 
 

Problem:

The US Navy required superior protection against erosion and corrosion in the transition area of shaft coatings.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 2141 (ACR-Fluid Elastomer)

Belzona 2941 (Elastomer SP-Conditioner)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS-2. The shaft was grit blasted to an SSPC-SP10 finish and then coated with Belzona 2941. The shaft areas were then coated with Belzona 2141 and finally with a fiberglass coating. 

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona is expected to last through the 5 year Tail Shaft inspections by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Tail shaft after grit blasting
  2. Chloride test
  3. Tail shaft with Belzona 2941
  4. Completed shaft coating
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com