BELZONA 2141 PROTECTS SHIPS RUDDER AGAINST CAVITATION
Industry: Marine (MRNE)
Application: SOS-Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)
Substrate: Carbon Steel
Customer Location: Military Sealift Command, USA
Application Date: 2004
Belzona® 2141 (ACR-Fluid Elastomer)
Problem: Cavitation erosion occurring on lower section of the rudder.
- The ship at sea
- Surface preparation
- After the application of Belzona 2141
- Another view of the rudder after the application of Belzona 2141
Rudder on American Marines ship.
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet SOS-2.
The Belzona coating 2141 was successfully tested in the ARL Penn State cavitation channel and is now registered in specifications for rudder protection. Belzona 1341 has been included as the first coat in the latest specifications as it has been shown to enhance the cathodic disbondment resistance of the system.