KHIA header

VOL XXII, NO 125, ELITE

Belzona® Load Bearing Shim Seals Dock Gates

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)

 
 

Customer Location:

Harbour Authority, UK

 
 

Application Date:

2001

 
 

Application Situation:

Dock Gates, part of the new sea defences

 
 

Problem:

High tides are getting higher and the existing gates were not tall enough to cope with the new levels of water. an extension was fabricated to raise their height.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1121 (Super XL Metal)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet GSS-9.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The top extension needed to fit snugly to prevent leaking. Belzona provided a load bearing shim between existing and new section. It is still preventing leaking in January 2008.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Original height of the Dock Gates
  2. Swinging new section into place
  3. Final positioning
  4. Home and dry
 
 
  View PDF version  
 
 
For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com