Tata Steel’s Llanwern Steelworks
Tata operations at Llanwern include a hot strip mill, two pickle lines, a cold strip mill and a hot dip galvanizing line. About 1,600 employees roll more than 1.5 million tons of steel a year for automotive, construction, and general engineering applications.
Penetron UK was contacting for a timely, reliable and cost-effective solution to repair the deteriorating concrete reservoirs used at the factory. A combination of PENECRETE MORTAR and PENETRON was used to seal the construction joints and cracks that had developed in the concrete matrix over the decades. PENEPLUG was also specified as a sealant for drainage holes that would be required to drain the deepest parts of the reservoirs.