CASE STUDY

Bridge Refurbishment

Client: Midlothian Council

Industry: Industrial

Scope: Bridge Refurbishment

Date: April 2009

Location: UK

Products: RS 500P & RC 500GTC

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OVERVIEW

Heavily corroded underside of road bridge required refurbishment with minimal disturbance to the public and with minimum 10 years guarantee.

CHALLENGE

Working in a very damp environment, to a limited timescale and no grit blasting permitted.

SOLUTION

One coat of Epo-chem™ RS 500P surface/wet tolerant epoxy system @ 150µ by brush and roller. Second coat of Epo-chem™ RC 500GTC epoxy acrylic topcoat @ 80µ by brush and roller.

OUTCOME

The technical benefits offered by this system ensured that the work was carried out on time, within budget, with no H&S issues and no major delays. Since then, this system has been proposed for a number of similar applications within the council.

BENEFITS

• Solvent-free main coat
• No blasting required
• No major delays to program
• Reduced cost of plant and equipment
• Reduced H&S and Fire Precaution

rusted horizontal bridge metal beam

Before Surface Preparation

metal beam on bridge painted dark green

Completed Application

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