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Belzona® Rebuilds And Protects Onboard Seawater Strainer



Marine (MRNE)



Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)


Customer Location:

International shipping company


Application Date:

August 2000


Application Situation:

Sea water strainer



This vessel was less than three years old. Because of impurities in the metal used, the vessel had suffered major metal loss through bi-metallic corrosion. Up to a 1/4 inch of thickness had been lost in various places



Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)



Mild steel


Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-5.


Belzona Facts:

Failure to attend to the problem would have led to the vessel being condemned, necessitating replacement. The use of Belzona allowed for onboard repairs which would extend the vessel’s life for several years.


Photographs Description

  1. View of vessel with surface preparation in progress
  2. Application of first coat Belzona® 1321
  3. Application of Belzona® 1311 to all eroded areas
  4. Application of final coat of Belzona® 1321
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