KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XIII, NO 11

Belzona® Repairs Highway Under The Moonlight

 
 

Industry:

General Industry (GIND)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

State Department of Transportation (Florida D.O.T.), U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

January 1999

 
 

Application Situation:

Rebuilding highway expansion joint nosings.

 
 

Problem:

Heavy vehiculer traffic over the highway caused concrete underneath the armor angle to crumble.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4111 (Magma-Quartz)

Belzona® 4911 (Magma TX-Conditioner)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out following a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflet FPA-5.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona® 4111 already had proven itself able to withstand heavy vehicles and pounding from highway traffic. All necessary surface preparation and application was carried out between 10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. ready for the early morning traffic.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Removal of armor angle using acetylene torch.  
  2. Expansion joint after the removal of the armor angle. Concrete deterioration was clearly visible.  
  3. Styrofoam guides in place prior to application of Belzona products.  
  4. Belzona® 4111 was force cured using pipes cut in half to contain heat from portable heaters.
 
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