BELZONA LOAD BEARING SHIM SEALS DOCK GATES
Industry: Marine (MRNE)
Application: GSS-Gaskets, Seals and Shims (GSS)
Customer Location: Harbour Authority, UK
Application Date: 2001
Belzona® 1121 (Super XL Metal)
Problem: High tides are getting higher and the existing gates were not tall enough to cope with the new levels of water. an extension was fabricated to raise their height.
- Original height of the Dock Gates
- Swinging new section into place
- Final positioning
- Home and dry
Dock Gates, part of the new sea defences
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet GSS-9.
The top extension needed to fit snugly to prevent leaking. Belzona provided a load bearing shim between existing and new section. It is still preventing leaking in January 2008.