KHIA ID: 818
Industry: Marine (MRNE)
Application: MPT-Mechanical Power Transmission (MPT)
Substrate: Bronze
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.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. Worn bronze bushing
  2. Surface preparation using machining technique
  3. Application of Belzona® 1111
  4. Application of Belzona® 1111 being completed
Application Situation
Worn Propeller Shaft Bushing
Application Method
Repair was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet MPT-1
Belzona Facts
Replacement with new bronze sleeves would be very costly and too time consuming.