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VOL XXVIII, NO 76

Interior Damage As Water Penetrates The Building Roof

 
 

Industry:

Buildings & Structures (BSTR)

 
 

Application:

Roof Problem Areas (RPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Toronto, Ontario

 
 

Application Date:

August 2012

 
 

Application Situation:

Steel panels on the air handing unit deck

 
 

Problem:

The joints between the panels on the air handling unit deck were not properly sealed. The deck is open to atmosphere and tends to accumulate water causing water to penetrate the building and damage interior walls.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 3111 (Flexible Membrane)

Belzona 3921 (GSC Surface conditioner)

Belzona 9311 (Reinforcing sheet)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet RPA-6. The surface was prepared by removing all the debris, dirt and stagnant water and abrading the surface to remove rust and create an anchoring profile. Belzona 3921 was applied as a first layer. Belzona 3111 was applied as a two coat system incorporating Belzona 9311 in accordance with Belzona Instructions For Use.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona 3111 is a long term repair and protection solution with outstanding environmental protection. The system follows complex roof contours, is highly elastic, adapts to roof movements and allows the substrate to breathe.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Unit deck prior to application 
  2. Application underway
  3. Alternate view of the application
  4. Completed Application
 
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