Project: Protection of highway bridges and overpasses, Korea
Designer: B & T Engineering, Anyang City, Municipal Engineering Bureau of Daejong and others
Contractor: Various contractors depending on project.
Gemite product: Tuff-Flex CA
Objective: carbonation protection and water- proofing of new and existing reinforced concrete bridge structures. The highly flexible coating Tuff-Flex CA spans fine cracks and provides an effective protection barrier against water and carbon dioxide. Tuff-Flex CA has been used in Korea since 2000 and a large number of structures, including highway overpasses in Seoul, have been protected by the highly flexible and durable Tuff-Flex CA. The site- proven “life span” of Tuff-Flex CA on projects in Canada is in excess of 25 years.