KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXIX, NO 96

Belzona® Repairs Pillars Of A Railroad Track

 
 

Industry:

Steel (STEL)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Steel Industry, ParĂ¡, Brasil

 
 

Application Date:

April 2012

 
 

Application Situation:

Recovery of 48 pillars.

 
 

Problem:

The area of the 48 deteriorated pillars negatively influence the operation of the railway.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 4111 (Magma-Quartz)

Belzona 4151 (Magma-Quartz Resin)

Belzona 4911 (Magma TX Conditioner)

 

Substrate:

Reinforced Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The pillars were first cleaned with a water jet and steel brush. The leveling of the pillars was carried out with the assistance of a topography tool and then Belzona 4111 and Belzona 4151 were applied. The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet TCC-9 and FPA-1.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

4 hours after the application of Belzona, the tracks were installed, and 8 hours after the application, the cargo train was released for operation. Upon completion of the application with Belzona Technology, the railway was cleared for operation within little time.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the damaged pillars
  2. Installation of the forms to the pillars after cleaning
  3. Application of Belzona 4111
  4. Wagons operating on the repaired pillars
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com