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Belzona® Seals Expansion Joints In A Ship Lock



Marine (MRNE)



Floor Problem Areas (FPA)


Customer Location:

Louisiana, USA


Application Date:

August 2013


Application Situation:

Expansion joints in retaining walls



Water passing through the expansion joints and existing gaps in the retaining walls during the flooding seasons.



Belzona® 4522

Belzona® 4523





Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How System Leaflet FPA-6. A backer rod was inserted into the joint to achieve the correct joint configuration. The area of application was treated with Belzona® 4911 Conditioner. An injection gun was utilized to inject Belzona® 4522 into the joint avoiding air entrapment. 


Belzona Facts:

Sealing the joints with Belzona® 4522/4523 System helped avoid costly reconstruction of retention walls. 


Photographs Description

  1. Backer rod inserted into the joint following the recommended configuration: Depth=1/2 Width 
  2. Belzona® 4911 Conditioner applied by brush prior to Belzona® 4522 application 
  3. Belzona® 4522 injected into the joint avoiding air entrapment 
  4. Application completed - expansion joints sealed with Belzona® 4522/4523 System
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