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VOL XIII, NO 26

Belzona® Protection On River Barrage

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

UK Commission for New Towns

 
 

Application Date:

May 1999

 
 

Application Situation:

Flood defence barrage on tidal river

 
 

Problem:

The rubber seals on the moving gates were being damaged by the concrete walls when the barrage was raise and lowered.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4911 (Magma TX Conditioner)
Belzona® 1341 (Supermetalglide)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How system CEP-10.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Full scale application proceeded after initial trial proved 100% successful. Competitive system tried but could not be applied successfully. See KHIA Vol XXVI No 54 for update.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The abrasion from the rubber seals clearly evident on the concrete   
  2. The completed application  
  3. The barrage in action
 
 
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