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Belzona® Protects Rail Carriage Roofs



Transport (TRAN)



Roof Problem Areas (RPA)


Customer Location:

Railway Operator, Portugal


Application Date:

April 2016


Application Situation:

Roof on railway carriage



Water leaks on the roofs due to presence of small cracks and holes made to install specific furniture.



Belzona 3111 (Flexible Membrane) 



Aluminium and Stainless Steel


Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets RPA-1 and RPA-8. After conditioning substrate with Belzona 3921 (GSC Conditioner) a fully reinforced Belzona 3111 system was applied to the entire carriage roof.


Belzona Facts:

Previous original Belzona application in 2006 is still in perfect conditions and as a result customer approved Belzona 3111 system for the protection of other railway carriages. Conventional alternative paints and systems did not offer the same performance as Belzona 3111 and is currently customer's choice to protect the roofs and avoid costly replacement.


Photographs Description

1. Railway carriage 

2. Roof to protect 

3. Belzona 3111 application

4. Application completed


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