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Cemprotec Clutch Filler

Mortar for Sealing the Surface Gap at the Interlock or Clutch between Piles Overview Cemprotec Clutch Filler is a uniquely formulated cementitious material for sealing the surface gap at the interlock or clutch between piles prior to the application of a Flexcrete cementitious anti-corrosion coating. Cemprotec Clutch Filler is a two component, water based, epoxy and cementitious… Read more

Cemprotec E942

Epoxy and Polymer Modified Cementitious Coating (EN 1504-02) Overview Cemprotec E942 incorporates the benefits of copolymer and epoxy resin technologies into a water based cementitious system to give a hard, durable coating with excellent resistance to water, chloride ions, oxygen and aggressive chemicals. Cemprotec E942 can be used as a stand-alone anti-corrosion coating for ferrous metals… Read more

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Concrete Repair & Protection of Marine Structure

Durable Anti-Corrosion Protection Extends Life of Reinforced Concrete Quay Background The Commercial Quay in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, was built in the 1950’s and is approximately 1,000 metres long. In the early days the port at Wisbech imported and exported corn and rapeseed oil, and other similar food and beverage goods. Today, it is used for the… Read more

Repair and Cathodic Protection for St Peter Port in Guernsey

Chloride protection of concrete encased steel columns Background With a population of 65,000, Guernsey is one of the main Channel Islands situated off the coast of Normandy. The marine berths are in the capital of St Peter Port and are an essential part of the island’s infrastructure. A detailed assessment of the quay structures was carried… Read more

Corrosion Protection at Creekmoor Sheet Piles

Corrosion protection of steel piling totalling 480m². Background This project involved the maintenance of existing sheet piled walls in Holes Bay, Poole Harbour. Located within a coastal preservation site, the Borough of Poole and Balfour Beatty were seeking a long-term corrosion protection solution for a 480m² area of sheet piles situated in an inter-tidal stormwater culvert… Read more

Corrosion Protection at Flood Defence Barrier Refurbishment Project

Corrosion protection of steel piling on three sites. Background This project involved the refurbishment of flood defence barriers and sheet pile installations over three site locations in and around Canvey Island, Essex. These installations provide protection to the neighbouring areas of Canvey island, Benfleet and Pitsea with varying difficulties of access to facilitate the works… Read more

Flexcrete’s Waterproofing System Applied on Chester Road Bridge

Cementitious waterproofing and aesthetic finish with Monodex Smooth covering an area spanning over 160m². Background Chester Road Rail Bridge passes the main road near Deansgate Station in Manchester. A prominent landmark in the city centre, the bridge allows trains to enter Deansgate Station which was first opened in 1849. Several regional trains stop at Deansgate… Read more

Corrosion Protection for Wadebridge Estuary in Cornwall

Corrosion protection of sheet steel piles in a tidal environment. Background Straddling the River Camel on the North coast of Cornwall, the town of Wadebridge is the gateway to the picturesque Camel Trail. The bridge, after which the town takes its name, was built in 1460 and is reputedly built on foundations of wool. Steel sheet piles form a… Read more

Reinstatement of Concrete Cover to Protect Steel Reinforcement

Concrete Cover Reinstated Inside Prill Tower Background Fosfertil is Brazil’s largest producer of raw materials used in fertilisers. At this plant, urea is deposited down a tower to form pellets. This results in a hot and chemically aggressive atmosphere which quickly attacks normal concrete to cause spalling and corrosion of the steel reinforcement. The worst areas… Read more

Corrosion Protection for London Road Shunt Tunnel

Coating of cast iron shunt tunnel lining. Background The London Road Depot was opened in 1906 as the maintenance facility for the original Baker Street and Waterloo Railway, now known as the Bakerloo Line on London Underground. Capable of accommodating up to 10 trains, it uses this short shunt neck tunnel to manoeuvre them. Located… Read more

External Corrosion Protection for Fuel Pipeline at Tobago Airport

External corrosion protection of 4” diameter aviation fuel pipeline prior to burying. Background On behalf of the client, Trindad’s National Petroleum Company, an innovative solution was sought to the problem of corrosion of a buried aviation fuel supply line. Located in soft sand in close proximity to both the coastline and swamp area, the environment… Read more

Cemprotec E942 Chosen for Corrosion Protection on Ballast Tanks

Corrosion protection on ballast tanks. Background The Matco Thames was scheduled for major refurbishment in the Harland & Wolff Shipyard which dominates the Belfast skyline. In advance of the work starting, the Client considered alternative modern technologies for the lining of the ballast tanks following repeated failures with traditionally used materials. It was felt that… Read more

Corrosion Protection Coating for Steel Sheet Piling at West Bay

Corrosion protection of steel sheet piling in a tidal zone. Background Located between Dorchester and Lyme Regis, the West Bay harbour is constructed of Larssen sheet piles which are regularly under the assault of waves up to seven metres in height. The existing coal tar epoxy had almost completely eroded leading to wide spread rusting and the situation was… Read more

Corrosion Protection of Metal Sections in the Sewers of London

In-situ corrosion protection of metal sections in the sewers of London. Background Constructed back in the 19th century, the steelwork in the main chambers of the trunk sewer in East London suffer from advanced corrosion in the permanently damp and acidic atmosphere. The owner, Thames Water Utilities, sought innovative solutions to arrest the deterioration, and… Read more

Protection of Steel Spill Water Tank with Cemprotec E942

Protection of steel spill water tank for the Swedish Yeast Company. Background The steel spill water tank belonging to The Swedish Yeast Company was showing evidence of corrosion internally both on the floor and structural support beams. In line with the client’s strong environmental credentials, a water-based solution was preferred to traditional technologies. The Solution… Read more

Heavy Duty Corrosion Protection for Steel Sea Water Intake Pipes

Corrosion protection for steel sea water intake pipes. Background With probably the most hostile climate and harshest service conditions to cope with, RasGas are aware of the need to constantly assess new technologies for heavy-duty corrosion protection. The shear size of the new sea water intake pipes for the expansion of the Ras Laffan facility… Read more

Corrosion Protection of Steel Sewer Aerator Floats

Corrosion protection of steel aerator floatation units in contact with sewage. Background The sewer aerator floatation units were suffering from advanced corrosion owing to aggressive attack of acidic waste water combined with the inevitable effects of impact damage. The surface deterioration was exacerbated by exposure to harsh direct sunlight, and the historic use of coal… Read more

Cementitious Coating Chosen for Corrosion Protection of Steel

Corrosion protection of cast steel segments. Background Since construction in 1966, the cast steel segmental tunnel carrying the services beneath the entrance to Lowestoft harbour had become significantly corroded due to the leakage of both water and sewage. The Client sought a practical refurbishment solution which could be effectively executed in the confined and difficult… Read more

Protection of Steel Water Pipes with Cemprotec E942

External protection of steel water pipes totalling 1500m². Background Alcan’s aluminium smelter in Fort William relies on the supply of cooling water which is collected in a hillside reservoir with delivery to the plant through a series of large bore pipes. Owing to the exposed location, the existing paint had suffered failure with extensive rusting evident…. Read more

Corrosion Protection for Steel Gas Pipeline in Venezuela

External protection of 48,000m² of welded steel, gas pipeline before being buried. Background This pipeline carries 300 million ft³ of gas per day at a pressure of 1200psi. PDVSA sought an environmentally friendly stand-alone coating with guaranteed corrosion protection for the remaining service life of the pipeline. Good adhesion to both bare steel and remaining… Read more

Corrosion Protection of Metal Flotation Unit with E942

Corrosion protection of metal flotation unit. Background Mera S.A. works extensively with oil and gas companies in Argentina. They have special expertise in coating technology and were very keen that Tecpetrol should have the opportunity to evaluate Flexcrete’s thin film cementitious anti-corrosive coating, Cemprotec E942 as an alternative to the more traditional finishes with which… Read more

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Cement-Based Technology Used for Steel Protection at Lynemouth Power Station

Cementitious Coating Enables Design Life to be Achieved Cement-based technology has been used to provide anti-corrosion protection to steel at a new materials handling facility under construction at Lynemouth Power Station in Northumberland. Cemprotec E942, a high performance, anti-corrosion cementitious coating, has been specified by Sir Robert McAlpine to protect new steel piling totalling 1,500m2… Read more