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VOL XII, NO 47

Belzona® Pre-Stressed Concrete Beams

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Oil Refinery in Canada

 
 

Application Date:

September 1998

 
 

Application Situation:

Scale Beams of the refinery truck scale, originally installed in the 1970s.

 
 

Problem:

Concrete severely eroded over time.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4911 (Magma TX Conditioner)

Belzona® 4111 (Magma-Quartz)

 

Substrate:

Pre-stressed concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflet TCC-9.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The cost of replacement versus repair of the beams was a key factor. The ability to force-cure the product with heat resulted in reduced downtime.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Area of worst damage, re-bar and bottom metal spine being repaired. 
  2. Application in progress. Note the polyethylene covered plywood being used as a former. 
  3. Completed repair.
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com