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VOL XXXII, NO 20, ELITE

Belzona® Restored Dock Steps Good As New After Three Decades

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Naval dock, La Spezia, Italy

 
 

Application Date:

June, 1989

 
 

Application Situation:

Dock was originally constructed in 1876. Access steps in the bottom of the basin required attention.

 
 

Problem:

Access steps showed conspicuous signs of deterioration due to the aggressive marine environment and pedestrian traffic from workers over the decades.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 4111 (Magma-Quartz)

Belzona 4151 (Magma-Resin)

 

Substrate:

Stone/Cement

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet FPA-1. The damaged area was high-pressure cleaned, manually scarified and rebuilt with Belzona 4111. Belzona 4151 was then applied on top in conjunction with marble chips.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Repair was performed in 1989 and was then inspected in September 2016. After 27 years of service the repaired steps showed no sign of degradation and were in perfect working order.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Deteriorated steps 2. View of the edges during reconstruction 3. Application completed in June 1989 4. View of the same area in September 2016

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