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VOL XXX, NO 114

Belzona® Sealed The Lock

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Dam, Oklahoma, USA

 
 

Application Date:

2004

 
 

Application Situation:

Lock and Dam on the Arkansas River

 
 

Problem:

Damaged concrete below the seal plate let water leak into the lock.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 4111 (Magma-Quartz)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet FPA-1. 16 foot 2x4's were drilled and put into place on the dam. Plastic was used as a release agent and the void was filled with Belzona 4111.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Concrete was used once before and failed due to the lack of adhesion. A grout repair would take two weeks to cure. This repair allowed the lock to be back in service in one day.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. Lumber placed in the lock
  2. Belzona 4111 built up damaged area
  3. Completed repair top view
  4. Completed repair side view
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com