BELZONA EXPANSION JOINT SYSTEM FOR BUSY BRIDGE
Industry: Buildings & Structures (BSTR)
Application: FPA-Floor Problem Areas (FPA)
Substrate: Concrete and Steel
Customer Location: Florida Department of Transportation
Application Date: June 2003
Belzona® 4111 (Magma-Quartz)
Belzona® 4521 (Magma-Flex Fluid)
Belzona® 2211 (MP Hi-Build Elastomer)
Problem: Inferior products together with heavy traffic caused expansion joints to fail. This allowed salts from the atmosphere and water to ingress to steel areas underneath the roadway which began to suffer from corrosion.
- Joint prepared for nosing and seal
- Completed Belzona system
- Close look at seal
- One year of service - without blemish
Bridge spanning the Intracoastal Waterway - Broward County, Florida
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets FPA-5 and FPA-6.
Belzona® 4521 shares the same chemical properties as other Belzona® 4000 Series Magma Products. This means that no additional conditioners or interim preparation steps are required. This "wet to wet" application forges an intimate, durable bond, and saves significant application time.