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VOL XXV, NO 48

Belzona® Restores School Tower

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Wall Problem Areas (WPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Primary School, UK

 
 

Application Date:

November 2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Two stone towers connected with a wrought iron construction at the top of an old school building.

 
 

Problem:

Cracking and spalling of 2 stone towers and corrosion of connecting wrought iron metalwork created a Health & Safety risk.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 4231 (E Magma Quartz)

Belzona® 6111 (Liquid Anode)

Belzona® 5111 (Ceramic Cladding)

Belzona® 5122 (Clear Cladding Concentrate)

 

Substrate:

Stone & Wrought Iron

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets WPA-4 & 8. The stonework was rebuilt with Belzona® 4231. Belzona® 1111 used to rebuild corrodedl wrought iron before protecting with Belzona® 6111/5111 system. Belzona® 5122 applied to stonework for long term protection.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Using Belzona we were able to preserve the original aesthetics of the building in keep with the period build of the school! Also the cost of the job was £6,500 including labour. This gave the Council a considerable saving compared to rebuilding the towers from scratch or alternative methods of repair that wouldn’t uphold the aesthetics of the building.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The problem
  2. Stone removal
  3. Completed rear tower
  4. Completed work

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