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VOL XXXIII, NO 39

Belzona® Restores Rope Guides

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Cape Town, South Africa

 
 

Application Date:

February 2018

 
 

Application Situation:

Bunkering Ship used to refuel various ships entering and leaving the Cape Town port. The ship spends most of it time moored in the harbor.

 
 

Problem:

The ship had severe pitting marks and corrosion on the rope guides. This meant ropes could be damaged when sliding over the surface. 

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1111 (Supermetal) 

Belzona 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal)

 

Substrate:

Mild steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona system leaflet SOS-02.  

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The customer required a fast and easy solution to avoid an extremely costly replacement. These parts are extremely diffcult to source and it is likely it would of required manufacturing a new one. The Belzona solution avoided this and was completed within two days. 

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Potentially damaged ropes 
  2. Rope guide
  3. Application in progress 
  4. Completed application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com