Corrosion Protection using Fiberglass Composite Jacketing
Concrete, steel and timber piles are subjected to structural damage and serious corrosion deterioration in marine environments. CTech-LLC® LifeShield™ is an in-place repair and protection solution for damaged and corroded columns and piles. The system is comprised fiberglass jacket that placed around damaged piles and contains high-strength repair grouts to provide a corrosion-resistant protective encasement. The LifeShield™ jacket is custom fabricated fiberglass composite serves as a durable protective shell for structure that is being repaired and protected. Each custom-made jacket is available in a range of shapes (round, square, H-pile and octagonal) and sizes to suit any application. The LifeShield™ grout is a high-strength, water-insensitive repair grout, providing excellent bond to concrete, steel and wood and other building materials. With specific formulation, this product can easily be poured into fiberglass jacket in submerged condition without de-watering. CTech-LLC® LifeShield™ is suitable for harsh environments including Tidal action, saltwater exposure, chemical intrusion, floating debris and river current, affecting the lifecycle of structures at the waterline.