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VOL XXVII, NO 74

Belzona® Seals & Weatherproofs Asbestos School Roof

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Roof Problem Areas (RPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

School, Galashiels, Scotland

 
 

Application Date:

July 2013

 
 

Application Situation:

Approximatley 500m2 asbestos roof on a school building.

 
 

Problem:

The roof had been leaking for years. Patch repairs had been tried but the water always found another way in. Client requested a complete and long term solution.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 3111 (Flexible Membrane)

 

Substrate:

Asbestos

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflet RPA-1. The roof was power washed with a special filter system used to collect the 'run off'. Belzona 3111 system was then applied to the entire roof area.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Removal and replacement of the roof would have run into hundreds of thousands of pounds. Belzona system was able to provide a long term water/weather proofing solution whilst encapsulating the corrugated asbestos.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Before power wash 2. After surface preparation 3. Applying the Belzona 3111 Membrane system 4. Finished section of roof

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