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VOL XXIII, NO 15

Belzona® Repairs Parking Deck Expansion Joints

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

International Airport, Alabama USA

 
 

Application Date:

2000

 
 

Application Situation:

Expansion joints in car park decks

 
 

Problem:

Sealant was failing and the concrete was deteriorated on each side of the joint on various levels of the parking deck. Fabricated expansion joints to be installed due to extreme movement.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4111 (Magma Quartz)
Belzona® 4911 (Magma TX Conditioner)
 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet FPA-5. Joint nosings were rebuilt with Belzona® 4111 prior to bonding prefabricated expansion joints in with Belzona® 4911.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 4111 was used to repair the concrete due to the quick cure times. Belzona was also used due to superior adhesion in bonding the fabricated expansion joint. Repair has been excellent since 2000.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of expansion joint from the floor below 
  2. Spalled conrete due to water penetration and corrosion of rebar
  3. Forming the Belzona® 4111 using a 2" x 4" batten
  4. Repair after the expansion joint was installed
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com