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VOL XXVI, NO 148

Belzona® Replaces Hot Tub Expansion Joints

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Municipal swimming pool, Coquitlam, British Columbia

 
 

Application Date:

November 2011

 
 

Application Situation:

Hot pool within swimming pool complex.

 
 

Problem:

 The joint sealing material used during original construction was failing. It could not withstand the elevated operating temperature of the treated water.The material softened and damaged patrons swimming gear.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2211 (MP Hi-Build Elastomer) 

Belzona® 2221 (MP Fluid Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Ceramic tile / Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet FPA-6. The old original grouting material was cut out and the joints allowed to dry out overnight before the surfaces were ground, vacuumed and then masked off to ensure a neat and tidy joint after injecting Belzona Elastomer into joints.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 2200 Series Elastomers have a long and successful history in these facilities. Two different grades, paste and fluid, allow for optimum application to both horizontal and vertical joints.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Preparation underway
  2. All horizontal joints are filled with Belzona® 2221  and vertical joints with Belzona® 2211
  3. The masking tape is removed after allowing the product to set up for about 30 minutes
 
 
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