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Concrete Segment Polyurethane Injection

By Chris on 09-24-2019

Leaking concrete segments are injected with polyurethane grout in a tunnel that was created by a tunnel boring machine. The grout used was Hyperflex, which is injected as a liquid. The liquid material reacts with moisture and creates a hydrophobic foam to stop the infiltration. ... Read More

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Tags:   TBM Segment Concrete Injection Seal leak Tunnel Grouting Polyurethane 


Tunnel Grouting after a TBM

By Chris on 08-27-2019

Tunnel boring with a TBM creates many opportunities for polyurethane grouting. For instance, the tail seal brushes of a tunnel boring machine are coated with grease to act as a water barrier, as ground water needs to be kept in the front of the machine. Over time the brushes wear out an... Read More

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Tags:   Tunnel water control. TBM  Boring Machine Polyurethane Grout Concrete 


Shrinking Concrete

By Chris on 11-02-2018

Concrete shrinks.  In this instance, it was allowing an unwanted transfer of water.  When constructed, this corrugated HDPE pipe was encased in concrete to limit erosion and to ensure that no back-flow could occur.  A back-flow valve was also placed inside the pipe.  Ho... Read More

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Tags:   shrinking concrete back-flow repair hyperflex polyurethane grout 


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