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VOL XXII, NO 124, ELITE

Belzona® Smooths Out Dairy Ramp

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Dairy, Telford, UK

 
 

Application Date:

2007

 
 

Application Situation:

The factory has grown over a number of years with each new section at different floor levels.The area in  question had a vey short steep ramp between the creamery and the store area.

 
 

Problem:

The slope was causing product being transfered from section to section by electric hand truck to be both unstable on the pallets and a safety hazard when travelling down the slope.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4111 (Magma Quartz)
 

Substrate:

Ceramic Tiles

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet FPA-1. A sponge was used to produce a slightly rough finish for slip reduction.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Factory works non-stop and the safety issue could not wait for a shutdown. The window to work in was very short, 36 hours maximum. Client chose Belzona on grounds of technical support ensuring application completed in tight time frame.  The ramp looks as good as new more that 12 months later.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Inspection of ramp prior to work
  2. Application of Conditioner prior to Belzona® 4111
  3. Application of Belzona® 4111 begins
  4. The finished ramp
 
 
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