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VOL XXX, NO 82

Belzona® Protects Tunnel Against Erosion

 
 

Industry:

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Honduras

 
 

Application Date:

November 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Spawning tunnel of 50 meters in length and 6 meters in diameter.

 
 

Problem:

The high flow damaged the tunnel’s walls due to erosion and solutions with conventional concrete were unsuccessful in the past.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 4111 (Magma-Quartz)

Belzona 5811 (Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-14 and TCC-15.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The application of Belzona 4111 in the areas highly susceptible to erosion and leaks guarantees a bonded and highly resistant surface. The general protection of the tunnel with Belzona 5811 provides high resistance to flow. The company tested a section for four months and Belzona 5811 was intact.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view
  2. Mortar application
  3. Restored tunnel
  4. Belzona 5811 application
 
 
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