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VOL XXII, NO 111, ELITE

35 Year Old Belzona® Building Repair

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Department of Education, Newcastle, UK

 
 

Application Date:

May 1981

 
 

Application Situation:

College building balcony edges and rail supports.

 
 

Problem:

The balcony edges were spalling and the balcony rail supports were eroded-corroded.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)Belzona® 4111 (Magma Quartz)

 

Substrate:

Steel & concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet RPA-2. Corroded tubular rail supports were cut away and steel bars glued into remaining tubular supports with Belzona® 1111. Spalled concrete then rebuit encapsulating the new steel supports.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

As shown in the photographs, the Belzona repair is still in perfect condition in 2016, over 35 years after the original application.

 
 

Photographs Description

The original repair being carried out in 1981 A section of the original repair in 1981 The repair area in February 2008 The balcony in picture 4 after 35 years in service

 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com