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Wind Energy Grouting Solutions - Gwynt Y Môr
RWE recognized that the correct choice of material with the capability to grout at low temperatures was an important attribute, as the bad weather capability went hand in hand with the improved significant wave height capability of their installation vessel. The possibility to grout at tempera...
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Underground Solutions - Hindhead Tunnel
The Hindhead tunnel is 1.83 kilometres long and required a spray-on waterproofing membrane solution for over 80,000m2 of the tunnel section. The product that was specified was MasterSeal 345, which is applied in a simple sandwich construction. The waterproofing system’s performance lies in the...
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Flooring Solutions - Aston Martin
BASF’s crack-bridging MasterTop 1324 system provided all the components necessary to allow an overlay of old, variable substrates, offering a single-source solution. MasterTop 1324 flooring system was applied to a workshop area totalling over 3500m2. The MasterTop system met the client’s requi...
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Flooring Solutions - Saucy Fish Company
Ucrete UD200 fast-cure system met a small window of opportunity for application and the client’s requirement for a slip resistant floor finish with the same cleanability as stainless steel. The Ucrete floor was applied to a damp substrate directly with no issues regarding the relative humidit...
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Flooring Solutions - Museum of London
The comprehensive range of MasterTop and Ucrete resin flooring systems available enabled BASF to supply six different finishes, some in geometric designs in different colours, providing flooring solutions over 2,300 m² throughout the new galleries. The wide range of decorative systems availabl...
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Underground Solutions - Farnworth Tunnel
As part of the Manchester to Preston Electrification program, the two Victorian-built Farnworth rail tunnels (Up & Down) were refurbished. BASF’s concrete admixtures and SA 160 accelerator provided a workable concrete that performed both technically and reliably within the possession timefram...
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Underground Solutions - Tottenham Court Road Station
Built over 100 years ago, the Tottenham Court Road underground station was not designed to cope with the level of passengers it experiences today. Areas of damp regulating layers were found within the tunnels prior to waterproofing. Instead of penetrating the concrete substrate for injection, ...
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Wind Energy Grouting Solutions - West of Duddon Sands
The project to install the 108 foundations, including the grouting works, took just 5 months to complete, averaging 21 foundation installations per month. A world record in the industry, and a new benchmark for future offshore windfarms. Over 4,770 tons of MasterFlow 9500 Exagrout was pumped ...
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Wind Energy Grouting Solutions - Fife Energy Park
The Scottish government gave the green light to Samsung Heavy Industries to test its first 7MW offshore wind turbine at Fife Energy Park. MasterFlow 9500 was chosen for this project as it is the only ultra-high strength grout specifically designed for grouting offshore wind turbines with prove...
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Water Industry Solutions - Hogsmill Sewage Treatment Works
This project involved the encapsulation of two primary settlement tanks within “bio domes” in order to reduce odours in the surrounding residential area and harvest the methane produced. MasterEmaco N 5200 rapid-setting mortar was used on this project enabling the re-profiled surface to be suf...
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Water Industry Solutions - Meades Service Reservoir
MasterSeal 930 bandage was applied onto MasterSeal 933 moisture tolerant adhesive to seal the vertical and horizontal joints. MasterSeal 588 was applied to the concrete by brush in two coats of 1mm per coat. MasterSeal 588 White was applied followed by a second coat of MasterSeal 588 Grey. Mas...
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Water Industry Solutions - Wells Sewage Treatment Works
The brickwork surface was treated with high-pressure water to removal all contaminants prior to repairs and repointing using MasterSeal 590 rapid-setting mortar. The dry brick substrate was primed with one coat of MasterTop P 660 rapid-setting polyurethane primer and a topcoat comprised of two...
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Admixtures - The Shard
The Shard is the tallest building in Western Europe, standing at 310 metres. A total of 16,000 litres of BASF admixtures were used in the record-breaking concrete pour. This pour is the largest UK continuous concrete pour to date, lasting 35 hours and beating the schedule on both time and volu...
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Admixtures - The Library of Birmingham
BASF contributed to this iconic building, supplying its MasterGlenium SKY 569 High range water reducing admixture for concrete to the mix design for the high-strength concrete used in the building’s central columns. MasterPozzolith 324N was also used to good effect at the Library of Birmingh...
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Admixtures - Queensferry Crossing
MasterGlenium SKY 903 was used in world’s largest underwater concrete pour. This product was specifically engineered to allow high levels of water reduction and very long workability retention, without sacrificing early strength development performance. The biggest single pour for the South T...