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VOL XXXIV, NO 25

Belzona® Keeps A Floating Hose Afloat

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Tunisia

 
 

Application Date:

2018

 
 

Application Situation:

Floating hose

 
 

Problem:

A floating hose got severely damaged due to a collison with a ship's propeller

 
 

Products:

Belzona 2211 (MP Hi-Build Elastomer)

Belzona 9341 (Reinforcement sheet)

 

Substrate:

Rubber

 
 

Application Method:

In accordance with Belzona system leaflet SOS-12, Any loose rubber was cut away, then the application area was prepared with a roughing brush. Belzona 2211 was then used with a reinforcement mesh (Belzona 9341) to reinforce the damaged area.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

It was more cost effective to repair the tear in the floating hose than to replace the whole equipment. This flexible rubber, Belzona 2211, is really appropriate for applications like that requiring a certain flexibility. The customer was really satisfied with the quality and speed of the repair. The floating hos was back in service with minimal disruption. The distributor has provided Belzona solutions to this customer since 2003, each time, the customer was really satisfied with the service and efficiency.

 
 

Photographs Description

1- Damaged hose before application 2- Application of Belzona 2211 3- Use of Belzona 9341 (reinforcement sheet) 4- Final application

 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com