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VOL XXVI, NO 124

Belzona® Restores Safety To Fire Escape Stairway

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Water Supplier, UK

 
 

Application Date:

April 2011

 
 

Application Situation:

Smooth concrete fire escape stairway

 
 

Problem:

The concrete steps had worn and the current safety grip system had become almost none existent due to heavy foot traffic and weathering. A member of staff had slipped down the steps and injured themselves so solution to this seious slip hazard required.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 4411 (Granogrip)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet FPA-8. Belzona® 4411 in grey was applied to the steps with Belzona® 9221 (Surefoot White Aggregate) incorporated into the main step areas and Belzona 9231 (Surefoot Aggregate) incorporated into the coating on the nosings.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The client was looking for a quick solution to overcome this safety issue and selected the Belzona solution as Belzona system offered not only a quick but also long term solution. The application was completed within 3 weeks with minimal disruption to employees and is now providing a safe well gripped fire escape.  

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Staircase prior to application 
  2. Surface prepared ready of application 
  3. Completed Application 
  4. Completed Application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com