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VOL XXXI, NO 147

Belzona® Repairs Shopping Centre Expansion Joint

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Shopping centre, Campbelltown, Australia

 
 

Application Date:

October 2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Damaged expansion joint in shopping centre main entrance.

 
 

Problem:

The concrete floor and joint nosings were badly damaged and the expansion joint was disbonding from the edges allowing water to leak to the lower level. As joint was in the main entrance to the shopping centre, it presented a serious trip hazard.  

 
 

Products:

Belzona 4521 (Magma Flex Fluid)

Belzona 4111 (Magma Quartz)

 

Substrate:

concrete & tiles

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets FPA-1 & FPA 6.   The damaged concrete was ground out and replaced with Belzona 4111 then the existing expansion joint was replaced by pouring in Belzona 4521.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Customer was happy with repair as it eliminated the safety risk and was carried out with minimal disruption to the operation of the shopping centre.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. The damaged concrete

 

2, Rebuilding the damaged concrete with Belzona 4111

 

3. Removing the damaged expansion joint

 

4. The new expansion joint created with Belzona 4521

 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com