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VOL XVII, NO 25

Belzona® Keeps The Bread Dough Dry

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Roof Problem Areas (RPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Bakery in Abilene, Texas, U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

September 2002

 
 

Application Situation:

A coated foam roof. Its construction features silicone areas as well as a tar/fine gravel coating.

 
 

Problem:

Sun, heat and age led to the roof coating becoming cracked and blistered in areas,allowing water to leak into the building.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 3111 (Flexible Membrane)

Belzona® 3921 (GSC Surface Conditioner)

 

Substrate:

Coated Foam/Built-up Areas

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets RPA-1 and RPA-8.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Before proceeding with the application a test patch was done to a small leak over the general manager’s office. The surface was roughened,Belzona® 3921 applied and a two-coat, fully reinforced Belzona® 3111 (Flexible Membrane) system installed. After three rainfalls and two months with no leaks,approval was given to address 500 square feet of problem areas. The coated areas of the roof are perfect.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of roof with work in progress.
  2. Close-up of blistered/cracked coating being sealed with the Belzona® 3921 (GSC Conditioner) and Belzona® 3111 (Flexible Membrane) System.
  3. Roof problem area sealed.
  4. Other problem areas were sealed.
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com