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VOL X, NO 14

Belzona® Repairs Subway Handrail



General Industry (GIND)



Solids Handling Machinery (SHM)


Customer Location:

Subway Station in Quebec, Canada


Application Date:

March 1993


Application Situation:

Handrail of escalator at a subway station



Due to vandalism, a chunk of rubber was missing from the handrail.



Belzona® 2311 (SR-Elastomer)



Rubber and nylon fabric


Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflet SHM-1.


Belzona Facts:

The repair was completed with $50.00 of Belzona product. The alternative was hot vulcanizing which would have shut the escalator down for one day and cost approximately $2,000. The repair took only two hours to perform, and after three years, is still in operation today.


Photographs Description

  1. The damage due to the vandalism  
  2. Application of Belzona® 2311 (SR-Elastomer) in progress 
  3. The finished repair ready for operation
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