KHIA ID: 3642
Industry: Marine (MRNE)
Application: SOS-Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)
Substrate: Cast steel
Customer Location: Shipyard, Bremerhaven, Germany
Application Date: March 2011

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal) Belzona 1321 (Ceramic S-Metal) Belzona 4311 (Magma CR1)

Problem: Extensive damage to the bevel gear system’s casing.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. Extensive damage clearly visible
  2. Close-up following grit blasting
  3. Application in progress
  4. Completed application
Application Situation
Bow thruster casing of a cargo ship.
Application Method
The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet SOS-2.
Belzona Facts
Docking time was approximately 10 days, a replacement was not possible. The job was won as a result of maintaining strong contact and reliable service delivery with the shipyard, shipping line and classification society. Belzona 4311 (Magma CR1) was applied not due to any chemical performance need but because the first inspection by the client is visual, and this extra layer gives a professional, aesthetical finish.