Case Study

Case Study – Repairing Ballast Pump for an FPSO


Major Commercial Shipping Company, UK.

Scope of work

Corroserve was approached by the client to repair a badly damaged ballast pump casing. The pump had pulled in a large item that had cracked open the casing sat the bottom of the suction chamber.


Corroglass 600 series.


Cast iron.

Coating system

  • Affected area cut out and new bronze plate welded in place.
  • Abrasive blasting to Sa 2 1/2 to provide a minimum surface profile of 50 microns.
  • Laminated over the affected area inside and out.
  • Casing coated with Corroglass 600 series to DFT of 1.25mm inside and painted to the requested RAL outside.

Coating credentials

Corroserve’s engineering skills and advanced protective coating systems provide unrivalled levels of corrosion and erosion protection in the harshest environments.

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