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VOL XVI, NO 72

Belzona® Seals Cracks In Underwater Concrete Tank

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

California water plant, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

1998

 
 

Application Situation:

Concrete cracks in base of aquaduct.

 
 

Problem:

Various concrete cracks in the base of this aquaduct leaked copious amounts of water.

 
 

Products:

Belzona ® 4111 (Magma Quartz)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-9.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The aquaduct could not be drained so the only alternative was to do an underwater application.The slurry version of the Belzona ® 4111 (Magma Quartz) can easily wet out the concrete and even though adhesion is reduced, the repair was still a success.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Diver sent down to begin the application
  2. Diver utilizing a putty knife to force Belzona ® 4111 (Magma Quartz) into concrete cracks
  3. Large section of spalled concrete repaired
 
 
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