KHIA ID: 1405
Industry: Buildings & Structures (BSTR)
Application: FPA-Floor Problem Areas (FPA)
Substrate: Concrete
Customer Location: Hospital, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Application Date: March, 2006

Belzona® 4111 (Magma Quartz)

Belzona® 2211 (MP Hi-Build Elastomer)

Belzona® 4411 (Granogrip)

Problem: The expansion joint had failed and was causing a trip hazard, as well as making hospital guests uncomfortable when rolled in their beds or wheelchairs across the failed joint. Metal plate put over top was a trip and bump hazard.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. Joint taken out and fresh concrete exposed
  2. Belzona® 4111 troweled into place
  3. Ramp used to cover joint while product is curing
  4. Finished joint 3 years on
Application Situation
Expansion joint in hallway. 
Application Method
The Belzona application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets FPA-5 & -6. The old metal joint was torn out and replaced with Belzona® 4111. A jig was used to provide the repair with the same height as the tile floor. After removing the joint former, Belzona® 2211 was used to seal the joint. Belzona® 4411 applied for aesthetics.
Belzona Facts
Belzona provided a quick, cost effective solution for the failed joint. This is one of several joints done at this facility where the longevity of the Belzona applications is appreciated.