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VOL XXVI, NO 144

Belzona® Seals Re-Designed Workshop Roof

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Roof Problem Areas (RPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Train operator, Newcastle, UK

 
 

Application Date:

September 2011

 
 

Application Situation:

The clients workshop contains electric rails for the Metro Trains to come in for maintenance. Roof leaks and flooding create a hazardous environment.

 
 

Problem:

Heavy rainfall resulted in flooding within the workshop area. In addition, the drain pipes within the valley gutter were completely blocked.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 3131 (WG Membrane)

 

Substrate:

Clad Steel Roof

 
 

Application Method:

It was agreed that the rain water would be redirected into another gutter. To achioeve this, panels were fabricated and riveted in place. The panels were then totally encapsulated and sealed using Belzona® 3131 applied in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet RPA-6.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The customer was exremely satisfied with the application, which required minimum downtime and has left the workshop safe for future maintenance.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Leaking Roof Area
  2. Fabricated steel panels being installed
  3. Belzona® 3131 applied to the panels
  4. Total encapsulation
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com