Koch Oven

Project Description – Repair broken base to the Koch Oven # 43.

Application - Repair the concrete base due to erosion from temperature fluctuations and environmental changes.

Industry - Mining

ContractorCreative Maintenance Solutions, Inc. - Danny Hunter and crew. 

Problem - The oven base needs to be rebuilt in a short amount of time and needs to be able to stand up to high temperatures fluctuations. 

Solution -Clean and mechanically prepare the substrate for rebuilding.  Condition the concrete by brushing on Belzona 4981 high temperature conditioner.  Rebuild the base with Belzona 4181 epoxy, due to the high temperatures at the work site, the epoxy was kept in a cool trailer until mixing and applying.  The rebuild material was applied with a trowel.

Product Applied - Belzona 4981, 4181

Product Detail – 

Belzona 4981 -

Belzona 4181 (AHR Magma-Quartz) - A 3-part epoxy repair composite designed for the repair, resurfacing and protection of concrete and stone subject to impact, abrasion, heat and chemical attack. This material provides outstanding acid and heat resistance and is ideally suited for horizontal surfaces, as well as vertical surfaces up to a thickness of 6mm (¼ inch.)              

Belzona 4181 (AHR Magma-Quartz) is a solvent free repair composite which is supplied as a base, solidifier and separate aggregate, that when combined forms a trowelable consistency to rebuild damaged surfaces.