BELZONA SAVES FISHING BOAT TAILSHAFT
Industry: Marine (MRNE)
Application: MPT-Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)
Customer Location: Fishing Company, Philippines
Application Date: June 2006
Products: Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)
Problem: Severely worn bushing on the propeller shaft damaged the cutlass bearing causing vibration on the fishing vessel.
- Worn bronze bushing
- Surface preparation using machining technique
- Application of Belzona® 1111
- Application of Belzona® 1111 being completed
Worn Propeller Shaft Bushing
Repair was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-1
Replacement with new bronze sleeves would be very costly and too time consuming.