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VOL X, NO 18

Belzona® Seals Expansion Joints On 24 Story Towers



General Industry (GIND)



Floor Problem Areas (FPA)


Customer Location:

Government of Trinidad and Tobago


Application Date:

Completed September, 1986


Application Situation:

The expansion joints between two reinforced concrete 24-story towers and a five floor sub-structure



Customer needed to find a long lasting joint to withstand the estimated movements due to predicted settlements, temperature effects, earthquakes and deflections under normal loading.



Belzona® 2211 (MP Hi-Build Elastomer)

Belzona® 2111 (D & A Hi-Build Elastomer)

Belzona® 3111 (Flexible Membrane)





Application Method:

In accordance with Belzona Know-How Leaflet FPA-6.


Belzona Facts:

No other material considered met the movement specifications and durability requirements. Satisfaction with this job resulted in additional work on this contract doubling the value of the job. Still effective after 10 years.


Photographs Description

  1. External view of the building   
  2. Expansion joint made with Belzona® 2211  
  3. Feet of X-brace protected with Belzona® 3111
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