S&P Asphalt reinforcement
Fibre reinforcement grids for asphalt surfaces
Static retrofitting (dry-spray method) used in tunneling and general construction
Due to long-term strain on the construction, the Tal tunnel was in need of renovation. In the process, the tunnel walls and arched ceiling were simultaneously renovated and reinforced with the S&P ARMO system. This was the most economical solution that would satisfy the requirements regarding the clearance gauge of modern rolling stock.
The concrete substrate was cleaned and in damaged places grinded down using high pressure water jets. The first layer of ARMO-crete d with a thickness of 4 cm was then applied. In the next work stage, the S&P ARMO-mesh 200/200 was fixed onto the shotcrete using rust-free staples and a pneumatic staple gun. The reinforcement mesh was finally covered with another 4 cm-thick layer of S&P ARMO-crete d.
Materials and methods were inspected closely through various tests on the structure itself and in the laboratory.
approx. 200 tons of S&P ARMO-crete d and 1600 m2 S&P ARMO–mesh 200/200
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