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A New Belzona® Expansion Joint For Newsroom



Pulp & Paper (PLPR)



Floor Problem Areas (FPA)


Customer Location:

Newsprint Company, NSW, Australia


Application Date:

December 2004


Application Situation:

Expansion joint in a newsprint production floor.



The existing joint and adjoining concrete slab had been damaged by constant fork truck traffic. This was now becoming a Health & Safety issue.



Belzona 4111 (Magma Quartz)

Belzona 2221 (MP Fluid Elastomer)





Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with Belzona System Leaflets FPA-5 and FPA-6. The existing joint material was removed and the concrete slab edges rebuilt back to square using the Belzona 4111 before pouring the Belzona 2221 system to seal the joint.


Belzona Facts:

Belzona materials chosen for ease of use and fast curing time as well as exceptional performance and longevity. Belzona 4111 provides a tough, impact joint nosing whilst the Belzona 2221 provides a highly elastic joint sealant.


Photographs Description

1. The existing joint with warning signs attached

2. Joint masked off and Conditioner being applied

3. The Belzona 2221 being poured

4. The newsprint production equipment

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