KHIA ID: 1717
Industry: Power (POWR)
Application: WPA-Wall Problem Areas (WPA)
Substrate: Concrete
Customer Location: Powerstation, Poland
Application Date: September, 2008

Belzona® 5111 (Ceramic Cladding)

Problem: The existing coating systems had reached the end of their life and broken down resulting in an unattractive and poorly protected chimney stack. The client undertook a comparison of Belzona with a competitor.
Photograph Descriptions
  1. September 2008 pre works
  2. Application underway via rope access
  3. Completed application
  4. The top two, shiny bands are Belzona® 5111
  5. Review in 2010 - note the top two bands are still shiny
Application Situation
120m high Powerstation chimney
Application Method
Application was carried out in accordance with a modified Belzona Know-How System Leaflet WPA-2. Rope Access Technicians were used in place of industrial scaffolding. The top two, most aggressively attacked bands were coated using Belzona® 5111 in red and white.
Belzona Facts
After initial review it was noted that the Belzona® 5111 quite literaly outshone the competition. Aside from the chemical and UV resistance needed for the application, the smooth surface of Belzona® 5111 did not attract dirt and would "self clean" with rain.