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VOL XXI, NO 37

Belzona® Rebuilds And Protects Kort Nozzles

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Tug boat operator - Vancouver, BC Canada

 
 

Application Date:

June 2005

 
 

Application Situation:

Tug boat kort nozzles

 
 

Problem:

Kort nozzles badly eroded.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Mild Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets SOS-1 & SOS-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Customer had given serious consideration to relining nozzles with a stainless steel insert. This, however, posed a clearance problem. The Belzona solution was the quickest, easiest and most economical solution of the two.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of tug boat in dry dock. 
  2. View of one of the blasted nozzles. 
  3. Application of first coat of Belzona® 1341 with application of Belzona® 1311 to fill the voids and depressions in progress. 
  4. Second coat of Belzona® 1341 applied to complete the application.
 
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