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VOL XXV, NO 43

Belzona® Repairs School Walkway

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Regional Council Primary School, UK

 
 

Application Date:

2002

 
 

Application Situation:

Asphalt covered concrete cantilever walkway.

 
 

Problem:

Regular application of salt had led to deterioration of the concrete beneath the asphalt. When asphalt was removed, a major structural issue was uncovered. The structural engineers at the council gave the approval for the repair.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4131 (Magma Screed)
Belzona® 4141 (Magna Build)
Belzona® 5151 (Hi Build Cladding)
Belzona® 5231 (SG Laminate)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona® Know How System Leaflet FPA-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Alternative: Knock it down and replace it with a steel fabricated platform to strengthen the whole building. Benefit: Work was completed during summer holidays and local authorities were delighted due to the major cost savings estimated to be around £20k minimum. Recent (2011) examination showed application to still be in excellent condition.

 
 

Photographs Description

  Severity of damage revealed after grit blasting. Application of Belzona® 4131 complete. Application of Belzona® 5231 to entire walkway. View of application after 9 years.    

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