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VOL XXVIII, NO 79

Corrosion Protection For Rollercoaster

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

Vaughan, Ontario, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

October 2013

 
 

Application Situation:

Approximately 1700 Structural anchor bolts at the base of a roller coaster.

 
 

Problem:

Uncoated and unprotected carbon steel structural anchor bolts exposed to outdoor elements causing Corrosion at a large theme Park attraction.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 5831 (ST-Barrier)

Belzona 9111 (Cleaner Degreaser)

 

Substrate:

Carbon Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-2. The surface was prepared by removing any contamination by rotary wire wheel and then cleaned with Belzona 9111. Two coats of the Belzona 5831 were applied with a brush to the anchor bolts in accordance with the Belzona Instructions For Use.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona 5831 is an environmental moisture tolerant barrier coating and does not corrode. The Belzona 5831 protects the steel underneath the coating and stops the steel from further corrosion.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Anchor bolts prior to application
  2. Application underway
  3. View of an anchor bolt finished application
  4. Completed application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com