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VOL XXXII, NO 73

Belzona® Renews 40 Metre Vertical Expansion Joint

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Wall Problem Areas (WPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Industrial unit, Malta

 
 

Application Date:

August 2014.

 
 

Application Situation:

Failed expansion joint at industrial building

 
 

Problem:

The existing joint material had failed resulting in a route for water ingress inside the building. Some of the offices could not be used because of this leak.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 4141 (Magma-Build).

Belzona 2211 (MP Hi-Build elastomer).

Belzona 3111 (Flexible Membrane).

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet WPA-3 and WPA-9. The existing joint material was removed and the edges were rebuilt with Belzona 4141. Belzona 2211 was applied to seal the joint. To further seal and encapsulate the joint, bridging tape was applied over the expansion joint prior to the application of the Belzona 3111 system.This also provided an aesthetically pleasing finish.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona 4141 provides a durable joint nosing, whilst Belzona 2211 provides a highly elastic long-term waterproof seal in the joint. The Client ordered two more expansion joint repairs after this one.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Existing joint material removed and cleaned.

2. Masking and conditioned.

3. Application of Belzona 2121 Elastomer.

4. Completed application.

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