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Belzona® Repairs Ships Generator After Weld Repair Fails



Marine (MRNE)



Engines and Casings (ENC)


Customer Location:

Cruise Line, Port Everglades, Florida


Application Date:

November 2005


Application Situation:

Main generator oil sump which is shared with ships main engine. Initial weld repair failed.



Damaged generator casing allowing coolant into main sump threatening ships main engine bearings.



Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)



Cast iron


Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet ENC-1. Particular attention paid to removing all substrate contamination using solvent washing and heat.


Belzona Facts:

Classic failure of welding cast iron. Ship sails nightly but re-work completed in 5 hours keeping ship on schedule at full power. Customer is delighted with Belzona!


Photographs Description

  1. Generator with cylinder removed
  2. Surface surrounding failed weld roughened
  3. Belzona® 1111/9341 patch applied over weld repair and extended onto surrounding area
  4. Final repair smoothed out and awaiting Infrared lamp to accelerate cure
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