KHIA headerKnow-How in Action

VOL XXX, NO 38

Belzona® Recovers And Coats Electric Energy Pole

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Wall Problem Areas (WPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Electric Energy Utility, Brazil

 
 

Application Date:

May 2006

 
 

Application Situation:

Pole that supports lines with electric energy transmission.

 
 

Problem:

Wear to the poles generated by environmental corrosion and/or excessive compression of the maintenance equipment necessary to raise them.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 4141 (Magma-Build)

Belzona 4911 (Magma TX Conditioner)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet WPA-4. The surface was prepared with various tools, such as a rotating brush, sledgehammer, chopper, emery cloth, drill with mounted tip, and sanding with a rotating wire brush. After this, Belzona 4911 was applied and then Belzona 4141 was used to recover the wear and restore the pole to its structural integrity.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Belzona has achieved the customer’s expectations, which was to recover the wear of the pole and extend its working life.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Pole with damages
  2. Surface preparation
  3. Completed application
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com