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VOL XVI, NO 13

Belzona® Non-Skid System Removes Slip And Fall Hazard

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Hospital in British Columbia, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

1997

 
 

Application Situation:

Quarry tiled floor in a hospital dish washing area.

 
 

Problem:

The floor was plagued with constant complaints arising from slippery floor tiles. Non-skid tape safety pads were in use in strategic areas, but were con-stantly delaminating from the wet environment and harsh cleaning chemicals.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1321 (Ceramic S- Metal)

Belzona® 9221 (Surefoot Aggregate)

 

Substrate:

Quarry Tile

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet FPA-8.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

It was found that the Belzona system initially cost about 30% more, but eliminated the need for replacement pads. The application has been in service for 5 years with no required maintenance.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Surface preparation with template
  2. Glaze removed from quarry tile floor
  3. Masking tape removed after the applicatioin is complete
  4. Completed application of grip system
 
 
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