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VOL XVI, NO 20

Belzona® Freezes Expansion Joint Damage

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Food supplier in North Carolina, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

1990

 
 

Application Situation:

Expansion joint on the floor leading into the freezer.

 
 

Problem:

The expansion joint on the floor leading into the freezer was completely destroyed by continuous fork lift traffic as well as the freeze/thaw cycles at the frost line.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4131 (Magma Screed)

Belzona® 2211 (MP Hi-Build)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets FPA-5 and FPA-6.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Freeze/thaw effects are very damaging to concrete and the repair material used must be able to cure in cold temperatures and still maintain signifi-cant adhesion to the existing substrate.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Significant damage to expansion joint at freezer entrance
  2. Deteriorated concrete removed exposing rebar
  3. Screeding in Belzona® 4131 (Magma Screed)
  4. Belzona® 2211 used to seal the joint
 
 
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