BELZONA REPAIRS ROOF AT PRESTIGIOUS UNIVERSITY
Industry: Buildings & Structures (BSTR)
Application: RPA-Roof Problem Areas (RPA)
Substrate: Mineral felt with chippings
Customer Location: University Library, UK
Application Date: Summer 2010
Belzona® 3111 (Flexible Membrane)
Problem: Strict requirements needed to be adhered to when repairing this roof. Application had to be carried out with library in full use by students.
- Damaged gutter prior to the application
- Gutter coated with Belzona® 3111
- Leaking roof area
- Roof coated with Belzona® 3111
The mineral felt roof and gutters were in poor condition with various areas leaking directly into the reading room below where many historic books are stored and read daily by students.
Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets RPA-1, 6 & 8.
The University had experienced problems before with students complaining about the smell and feeling ill due to competitors solvent-based roofing products being used on other University buildings. Belzona® 3111 fully reinforced system was applied without disruption to the daily use of the library reading rooms below.