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Cemprotec EF Primer

Stabilises and Seals Cementitious & Asphalt Substrates Overview Cemprotec EF Primer is used to stabilise and seal cementitious and asphalt floors prior to the application of the Cemprotec range of cementitious coatings and mortars. It can overcome some inadequacies in surface preparation and helps minimise the risk of out-gassing from the substrate. Cemprotec EF Primer is a modified,… Read more

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Chloride Protection for Swimming Pool in Great Yarmouth

Chloride Protection of Swimming Pool Retaining Walls Background A complete Flexcrete repair and protection system was chosen for the chloride protection of Great Yarmouth’s largest leisure pool. Marina Leisure and Fitness Centre is a local-authority owned seafront facility which was originally opened in 1981. It has a unique beach like, walk in entry, a six… Read more

Concrete Cover Enhancement on London Underground Substation

Enhancement of Cover to Freshly Laid Ground Floor Slab Background West Ham London Underground connects to the Circle, District, Hammersmith and City, Jubilee Underground lines and the Docklands Light Railway. It is a busy transport hub in East London and was made one of three transport ‘hotspots’ feeding the London 2012 Games. As part of plans… Read more

Concrete Floor Repairs to Ramps Suffering from Freeze-Thaw Attack

Slip-Resistant Concrete Floor Repairs to Station’s Passenger Ramp Background Eaglescliffe Railway Station serves Eaglescliffe town in Stockton-on-Tees. Located on the Tees Valley Line at the junction with the Northallerton-Eaglescliffe Line, it was first opened in 1853 and originally had four platforms, but the western pair were taken out of use in the late 1960’s and subsequently… Read more

Chemical Resistant Concrete Coatings Protect New Concrete Bunds

Chemical resistant protection of new concrete bunds. Background Sutton Hall Water Treatment Works in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, serves a population of 0.5 million people on the Wirral Peninsula. Raw water is extracted from the River Dee and pumped up to the reservoir on the Sutton Hall site. This water is then processed through a gravity… Read more

Cementitious Flooring System Protects Helipad in Extreme Conditions

Protection of 450m² Helipad. Background Rega is a Swiss Air-Rescue service which comes to the aid of people in distress, providing medical assistance by air. A privately run, not-for-profit organisation funded by almost 2.5 million patrons, Rega organised almost 14,000 rescue missions in 2012, primarily dealing with winter sport, road, occupational and Alpine accidents. Rega’s… Read more

Fast-Track Concrete Repair Solution for London Heathrow Airport, Terminal 2A

Over-banding of day joints to 2500m² floor screed. Background The construction of Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 2 building (T2A) is one of the UK’s largest privately funded building projects. The new ultra-modern Terminal 2 is due to open to passengers in 2014, eventually accommodating 20 million passengers annually. It forms part of a five-year, £4.8 billion… Read more

Basement Waterproofing at London’s Palace Theatre

Basement waterproofing solution for London landmark. Background London’s Theatreland is famous the world over and attracts large numbers of UK and international visitors. Cleanliness in the urban environment is of great importance, and standard procedure for Westminster City Council is to wash the streets every night. This has caused major water ingress problems in the basement of the Palace… Read more

Waterproofing of Concrete Floors and Sheet Piles in Basements

Waterproofing of sheet piles and floor slabs in a basement. Background Westminster City school is a non-diocesan, voluntary aided, all ability school, which has been situated in the Victoria area of London since 1877. As part of Westminster City Council’s £152 million investment in the Building Schools for the Future (BSF) Programme, the school obtained… Read more

Waterproofing Concrete Floors at Roosecote Power Station

Waterproofing of internal floors. Background Roosecote Power Station is a gas-fired and former coal-fired power station situated in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. The current power station was the UK’s first Combined Cycle Gas Turbine unit (CCGT) supplying electricity to the National Grid. The entire facility is protected by a fire sprinkler system, including the corridors which carry control cables above the… Read more

Concrete Floor Repairs & Resurfacing at Locomotive Depot

Abrasion, Chemical & Slip Resistant Resurfacing to Badly Worn Concrete Floor Background Crown Point was originally known as an area of Norwich but is now associated with the Crown Point Maintenance Depot operated by National Express. Originally a siding used by travelling circuses to load and unload animals and scenery away from the public eye,… Read more

Waterproofing Concrete at Kinderlee Mill in Derbyshire

Waterproofing sub-structure concrete on new build development. Background Balfour Homes is one of the North of England’s leading house builder. At its prestigious Kinderlee Mill Development at Chisworth in the Peak District, the magnificent stone built cotton mill, dating back to 1804, is being converted into a range of contemporary apartments and townhouses whilst still retaining the original appearance and… Read more

Waterproofing of Concrete Roofs at Major AirForce Base

Waterproofing of 11 concrete hangar roofs totalling 2,000m² at major AirForce base. Background RAF Leuchars, based close to Dundee in Scotland, is the principal operational fighter station for the Royal Air Force and one of the busiest bases in Air Command. RAF Leuchars plays a critical part in the defence of the UK and its territorial waters. It… Read more

Waterproofing System for Concrete Roof at King’s Cross Station

Waterproofing of reinforced concrete roof over a plant room. Background Opened in 1852, King’s Cross Station now handles 47 million passengers a year and is famous as the departure point for the Hogworts’ Express in the Harry Potter films. To prepare for the 2012 Olympics, £400m has been allocated for upgrading, with the Eastern Range being converted into offices… Read more

Abrasion Resistant Coating for Concrete Floors at Royal Doulton Potteries

1,000m² of abrasion resistant flooring in area subject to steel wheeled trolleys. Background Most of the floors in this 1960’s factory are precast concrete or mass concrete slabs with construction joints and drainage channels dividing many workshop areas. Royal Doulton, the world famous creators of art and domestic china, required a coating which could withstand… Read more

Fast-Setting Repair Mortar Chosen for RAF Military Airbase

Reinstatement to taxiways and hard-standings on military airbase. Background A base for Squadrons of Nimrod and AWACS, RAF Waddington hosts visiting NATO aircraft, including the vertical take-off and landing Harrier Jump Jet. The concrete taxiways and hard-standings were showing signs of deterioration from weathering and chemical attack from aircraft hydraulic fluid, together with the ground… Read more

Concrete Floor Moisture Suppression at Ammässuo Waste Treatment Centre in Finland

Moisture suppression on 1200m² of concrete floor in a tunnel prior to applying a decorative epoxy coating. Background Situated 30km to the west of Helsinki in Ämmässuo, Finland’s newest and largest waste treatment centre houses a modern compost handling system. The design incorporates an underground tunnel requiring a highly chemical resistant epoxy floor finish. Due… Read more

Waterproofing Floors of Bathroom Enclosures in Prestigious Hotel Resort

Waterproofing of bathroom enclosures in a prestigious hotel resort. Background Owing to a combination of inadequacies in design and poor workmanship, it was soon evident that the bathroom areas of the 5 Star 998 room Diplomat Hotel complex were suffering from water leakage through to the floors below. The Client sought an immediate and cost… Read more

Chemical Resistant Flooring Solution for McDonald’s

Chemical and abrasion resistant resurfacing. Background The famous golden arches are recognised the world over with McDonald’s being the best known of the fast food chains. Behind the public areas, all the waste materials are collected in designated bays, stored in special steel wheeled bins to await disposal. This results in aggressive deposits falling on… Read more

Waterproofing Floors in the New Holiday Inn Express Hotel

Temporary waterproofing of floor areas allowing construction work to continue overhead. Background Having made the commitment to build a new Holiday Inn Express, it is imperative that construction is completed in the fastest possible time without compromising the high standards quality required by the Client. In order to maximise efficiency on site at Banbury, the… Read more

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Concrete Floor Repairs and Flooring Solutions in the Rail Sector

Flooring surfaces in today’s railways are subject to heavy demands, and many were simply not designed to withstand the current footfall, impact and abrasion. Chris Lloyd demonstrates how innovative solutions for enhancing concrete floors in refurbishments and new builds can make all the difference to durability and safety. There are many signs that concrete floor… Read more

Fast Setting Cementitious Coating Protects Cheshire Water Treatment Works

A state-of-the-art cementitious coating manufactured by Flexcrete Technologies has been chosen for application to new concrete bunds at a Water Treatment Works in Cheshire due to its suitability for fast track construction. Cemprotec E942, a waterborne, epoxy and polymer modified cementitious coating, was specified for application at Sutton Hall Water Treatment Works in Ellesmere Port,… Read more

Superior Protection of Concrete Floors in Sub-Zero Conditions

  Coating an external floor or deck can be demanding, but when it has to withstand snow, ice, sub-zero temperatures and both abrasion and impact damage from incoming helicopters, a very special solution is sought. This was the case for a challenging project at Locarno Airport in Switzerland for Rega, the Swiss Air-Rescue Service which… Read more

Flexcrete’s Concrete Coatings are Flying High at Heathrow

A Flexcrete solution has been chosen for one of the UK’s largest privately funded building projects – the construction of Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 2 building (T2A). The old Terminal 2 building has been demolished and the new ultra-modern Terminal 2 is due to open to passengers in 2014, eventually accommodating 20 million passengers annually. It… Read more