BELZONA KEEPS THIS PASSENGER FERRY RUNNING SMOOTHLY
Industry: Marine (MRNE)
Application: SOS-Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)
Customer Location: Ferry operator, British Columbia, Canada
Application Date: April 2002
Belzona ® 2141
Belzona ® 1341 (Supermetalglide)
Belzona ® 1121 (Super XL-Metal)
Problem: The sides and trailing surfaces of this large rudder horn suffered from cavitation and significant metal loss.
- Cavitation clearly evident
- Rebuilding with Belzona® 1121 (Super XL-Metal)
- Belzona® 2141 being applied
- Final application
Rudder horn of large ferry vessel.
The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets SOS-1 and SOS-2.
Belzona® 2141 has exhibited excellent cavitation resistance as document-ed by the ARL at Penn State. Alternatively, you would have to weld up hundereds of damaged areas or cut out a large section and weld in new plate.