Galvatech provides a range of corrosion protection services including metal galvanizing, sandblasting, coating services and metal spraying. The site is located in an area with a high-water table. A crucial part of the project was the expansion of the water tank system, used in the various metal treatment processes. Merlicon Projects, the project engineers, required a concrete waterproofing solution that was durable, absolutely reliable, and did not require maintenance.
The Penetron System was specified for all concrete water tanks, which are used to retain spillage from the factory machinery, etc. PENETRON ADMIX-treated concrete was used for the tank walls to protect the concrete and also prevent groundwater from seeping into the tanks. PENEBAR SW waterstop strips were installed to permanently seal the horizontal and vertical construction joints. Penetron-approved applicators, waterproofed the concrete floor slabs of the water tanks with a layer of PENETRON, a topically applied crystalline material. PENECRETE MORTAR was used to fill form-tie holes, all construction joints (over the PENEBAR SW-sealed joints for double protection) and fill any cracks (larger than 0.5 mm) in the new concrete.
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