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VOL XXVIII, NO 39

Belzona® Used In Windmill Refurbishment

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Roof Problem Areas (RPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Windmill, Buckinghamshire, UK

 
 

Application Date:

April 2013

 
 

Application Situation:

Old windmill used as accomodation undergoing refurbishment

 
 

Problem:

With the exposed nature of a windmill it was essential to provide long-term waterproofing.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 3111 (Flexible Membrane)

 

Substrate:

Wood

 
 

Application Method:

Once the sails had been removed the wooden cap was taken down and work could commence to replace any rotten or damaged timber. Upon completion of the structural work the fully reinforced Belzona 3111 system was applied in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet RPA-1. With all the overlapping timbers it required the patience of a craftsman to carefully lay the reinforcing sheet into the Belzona 3111 to achieve a wrinkle free finish with the sheet closely following the substrate profile.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The windmill restoration specialists and the millwrights who carry out the work are a tight-knit community. Belzona products have a reputation for long term durabilty in similar situations and along with previous experience on other mills it made perfect sense to specify the Belzona 3111 system.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. The cap on the ground with freshly replaced timbers
  2. First layer of Belzona 3111 being applied
  3. & 4. Finished application with cap fitted back in place
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com