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VOL XXVII, NO 15

Belzona® Provides More Grip And Reduces Accidents

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Corn Processing Plant, West Tennessee

 
 

Application Date:

2007

 
 

Application Situation:

Loading ramp used by fork lifts.

 
 

Problem:

Fork trucks were slipping causing accidents on this slippery loading ramp. Old coatings had failed to improve traction.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)

Belzona® 5111 (Ceramic Cladding)

 

Substrate:

concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with modified Belzona System Leaflet FPA-8. After abrasive blasting the concrete to roughen and remove the old coating, Belzona® 5811 was applied in chevron pattern and loaded to rejection with coarse grade of aggregate. The entire system was overcoated with Belzona® 5111 to provide UV protection.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Other coatings had failed in the same area. The Belzona system provides optimum adhesion to the substrate, strong anchor for the aggregate and excellent UV resistance ensuring long term positive grip on this previously hazardous ramp.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Ramp coated with Belzona 5811
  2. Close look at the ramp
  3. Completed application after application of Belzona® 5111
 
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 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

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