Power Generation & Renewables
Solutions to Rebuild, Repair and Protect
The repair and protection of infrastructure in power generation plants, the nuclear industry and waste and recycling facilities is an area in which we have global experience of providing effective and durable solutions. Our products can significantly expand the durability of structures, enabling the original design life to be achieved. With water-based, low hazard formulations, Flexcrete products offer many environmental and sustainable benefits and can be safely applied when facilities are in normal operation.
One of our products, Cementitious Coating 851 is frequently specified for reinstating effective cover on precast and in-situ reinforced concrete. A 2mm coating of 851 is equivalent to 100mm of good quality concrete cover, as well as providing a complete barrier to water under 10 bar pressure.
Cemprotec E-Floor is another product which is often used in these sectors, during basement construction or to provide exceptional chemical or abrasion resistance, and Cemprotec E942, a water-based, epoxy and polymer modified cementitious coating, is ideal for providing a chemical resistant lining on bunds. Where required, it can be applied to new concrete bunds within just a few days of the concrete being cast, as opposed to waiting for a full 28 day cure.
We offer a range of products for sub-structure works, for applications exposed to external weathering and for waterproofing bund areas. Our range includes fast setting repair mortars designed for use in areas which cannot be taken out of service for long periods, elastomeric coating membranes able to withstand thermal and structural movement and products that can be applied in damp environments with minimal levels of surface preparation.Contact Flexcrete Today
Power Generation & Renewables Problems and Solutions
- Chloride Ion Induced Corrosion
- Concrete Cure Period
A myriad of reinforced concrete structures can be found in nuclear power stations with commercial pressure to see their design life extended. Many nuclear power plants are situated near the coast to make use of seawater for cooling. It is crucial that structures are protected from chloride ion induced corrosion and are watertight to contain any leaks.
Cementitious Coating 851 can resist water under 10 bar hydrostatic pressure (100m head of water) on both the positive and negative side. Tests have proven that it offers excellent resistance to chloride ingress to provide complete watertight protection in the most extreme conditions.
With tight deadlines to meet, designers are often keen to embrace fast track methods to ensure prompt completion of power generation and renewable facilities. One particular area with potential for reducing time is the 28 day concrete cure period before the application of coatings and linings.
Cemprotec E942 and Cemprotec E-Floor can be applied directly to green concrete after only 24 hours’ curing. These epoxy and polymer modified cementitious coatings have excellent chemical resistance for use in bunds or can be overcoated with more chemically resistant coatings after typically 72 hours. Monodex Ultra, a high performance water based decorative anti-carbonation coating, can be applied to precast concrete such as wind tower bases just hours after demoulding.
Power Generation & Renewables Products
Find out more below about Flexcrete’s range of products for the power generation and renewables sector:
|Biodex Wash||A powerful surface treatment for neutralising active mould, fungal and bacterial growth prior to the application of Flexcrete products.|
|Bond-Prime||Single pack epoxy polymer primer to seal and consolidate substrates.|
|Cementitious Coating 851||Structural waterproofing. Protection from chloride ingress and carbonation. Reinstatement of cover.|
|Cemprotec 2000-BJT||Self-adhesive butyl jointing tape designed to join sections of Cemprotec 2000-S together for waterproofing applications.|
|Cemprotec 2000-S||Elastomeric, waterproof reinforcing tape, giving a highly flexible seal over ‘live’ cracks.|
|Cemprotec E-Floor||Epoxy and cement modified polymer coating for protecting / waterproofing concrete floors. (2mm)|
|Cemprotec E-Floor HB||Epoxy and cement modified polymer coating for protecting / waterproofing concrete floors. (3-6mm)|
|Cemprotec EF Grit||Quartz aggregate for abrasion and skid resistance within E-Floor systems.|
|Cemprotec EF Primer||Single component sealer and primer for floors, prior to the application of the Cemprotec range.|
|Cemprotec E942||Waterproofing and protection of concrete where enhanced chemical resistance is needed. Stand alone anti-corrosion coating for ferrous metal.|
|Cemprotec Elastic||Waterproofing and protection of concrete where further movement is expected.|
|Cemprotec Flex-Tape||Covering small, static cracks and joints. Covering larger cracks and joints which are subject to movement and spanning joints between dissimilar substrates.|
|Cemprotec GFM||An advanced glass fibre reinforcement matting system.|
|Cemprotec Levelling Coat||Self-levelling cementitious mortar for concrete floors prior to the application of Cemprotec E-Floor or Cemprotec E-Floor HB.|
|Cemprotec MCI® 2020||Surface applied corrosion inhibitor for the protection of reinforcement in chloride contaminated concrete.|
|Bonding Bridge 842||Advanced surface impregnant which ennhances bond on high porosity substrates.|
|Fastfill||Rapid setting concrete repair mortar. Can be bulked out in deep sections.|
|Fastfill WP||Rapid setting concrete repair mortar for arresting water seepage and infiltration under pressure. Sets in 2 mins.|
|Marine Mortar S||General purpose structural concrete repair mortar for use in marine and tidal areas. Early wash-out resistance.|
|Monolevel 844SP||Engineering quality fairing coat to reinstate cover and provide a fair faced, waterproof and anticarbonation finish.|
|Monolevel FC||Fairing coat for filling minor blow holes and defects prior to overcoating.|
|Monomix||Low density waterproof mortar for general purpose, structural repairs.|
|Monomix HD||High strength, structural repair mortar with good abrasion resistance for trafficked areas.|
|Monomix WS||Modified Monomix to allow wet spray application. Waterproof and low density.|
|Steel Reinforcement Protector 841||Corrosion preventative flexible coating for steel reinforcement.|
|Cure-Seal WB||Water-based curing compound and clear sealer for Flexcrete Repair and Protection Systems.|
Power Generation & Renewables Projects
Take a look below at some of Flexcrete’s latest projects in the power generation industry, or browse the project profile pages to find more.
Project Location: Dounreay Nuclear Power Station, Scotland
Flexcrete’s high strength filler for tie-holes Tiefill applied on new Low Level Waste Facilities at Dounreay Nuclear Power Station.
Project Location: Tamar Valley Power Station, Tasmania
Flexcrete’s epoxy and polymer modified cementitious coating Cemprotec E942 provided a quick solution at Tamar Valley Power Station to line freshly cast concrete bunds.
Project Location: Riverside Resource Recovery (RRR) Energy from Waste Facility, Belvedere (Waste Storage Bunker)
Flexcrete’s structural grade mortar Monomix applied to repair slip formed concrete in waste bunkers at Belvedere Riverside Energy from Waste Facility.