SEALING THE SUBSTRATE
Although generally speaking more resistant to corrosion and other forms of degradation than steel piles or many other marine structures, over the course of time concrete may itself need additional protection.
One well proven example of such a technique - which is applicable to concrete, steel and timber used in the marine environment - is Sea Shield, from corrosion specialists Denso.
UK representatives Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd says Sea Shield can protect concrete against oxygen and water, thus preventing corrosion and deterioration. The Series 100 Sea Shield has been used to encapsulate jetty piles and a wide range of other marine structures, as has the Series 200 Heavy Duty Sea Shield.
Company spokesman Chris Todd says Sea Shield provides long-term corrosion protection, can be applied to damp and immersed surfaces, withstands extreme weather conditions and is environmentally friendly.
Another player, Resiblock in the US, provides protection for concrete paving in ports and harbours, using specially developed sealants to prevent ingress of water, potential degradation of bedding sand, damage to underlying pavement layers, and reduction in the strength of subgrades used beneath paving.
LATEST PRESS RELEASES
The exhibition series ‘Intermodal Africa’ organized by Transport Events is always a good possibility... Read more
The German based Headquarters of ShibataFenderTeam recently completed an order for the Port of Esbje... Read more
Start-up for ocean route planning enters ESA’s Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Read more
AMRO, a specialist marine equipment and services provider, is proud to announce that they will now c... Read more
Ninth Consecutive “Excellent” Coast Guard Security Assessment Awarded to Port of Baltimore Read more
In 2017, the US office of ShibataFenderTeam delivered 55 nos. CSS 1450 Cell Fender Systems (G2.0), 8... Read more