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VOL XXVI, NO 147

Belzona® Expansion Joints Refurbished After 5 Years Service

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Municipal swimming pool, Victoria, British Columbia

 
 

Application Date:

January 2012

 
 

Application Situation:

The original Belzona expansion joints had been in service for 5 years.

 
 

Problem:

Over a period of time the exposed surface of the Belzona Elastomer oxidizes allowing it to slowly erode with the water movement.

 
 

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.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona Elastomers have a long successful history providing long term repair and maintenance solutions in municipal type swimming pools. The Belzona system is easily maintained to provide long term water containment.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Some of the Belzona expansion joints after 5 years of service had eroded to below the level of the pool tiles and needed to be “topped up” 
  2. The old joints were cleaned with a wire wheel to remove all oxidation before being Conditioned
  3. Joints refurbished with Belzona® 2221
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com