Cavitation Damage Repair w/ Belzona®

Application Situation:
Stabilizer from a MK-5 High Speed Patrol Boat

Problem:
Much like a rudder, cavitation damage will manifest itself on the areas of greatest pressure differential. In this case, entrained solids and cavitation caused metal damage to the trailing edge of the patrol boat’s two stabilizers.

Application Method:
The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets SOS-1 and 2.

Belzona Facts:
You can TIG/MIG weld aluminum, however this process is both expensive and time consuming. In addition, you risk introducing dissimilar metals during this uncontrolled heat treatment process.This particular vessel is on a constant state of readiness and the dock time is limited to an as needed basis.

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