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Aalen Town Hall multi-storey car park ramp

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Key facts: Repair of the surface covering

Location
Aalen
Completion
2016
Area
245 m² car park ramp
Authorised Contractor
Geiger Bauwerkssanierung GmbH

Town Hall multi-storey car park ramp

The “KUBUS Aalen” project is a new construction of an 8,000m² building complex for retail, offices, services and gastronomy which is being built on the former Kaufring department store site at the Aalen market square. Sufficient parking facilities for cars and bicycles are available in the town hall underground car park. The high frequency of traffic had led to cracks and mechanical wear in the existing surface covering of the car park ramp. Weather conditions (snow, freezing rain, hail, etc.) and chemical influences had badly damaged the concrete. In addition, the spreading and clearing work was very time-consuming and
incurred high costs. On behalf of Stadtwerke Aalen GmbH, consultant engineers Boll und Partner Beratende Ingenieure VBI Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH & Co KG was looking for an economical solution that would minimise the risk of accidents for vehicles and persons in the long term and withstand high mechanical and chemical stresses. In joint coordination with Geiger Bauwerksanierung GmbH and Triflex employees, the decision was made to use the panel heating system Triflex HeatTec in combination with Triflex ProPark version 2 with a polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) resin base.

Refurbishment requirements

  • Installation of an open space heating system
  • Dynamic crack bridging (OS10) as well as high wear resistance and abrasion resistance (R13 / V10) of the wearing layer
  • Protection against chemical influences
  • Reduction of maintenance in winter
  • Flawless, safe use
  • Economical solution

Refurbishment steps overview

  1. Shot blasting, cleaning the surface and marking the cable channels according to the installation plan
  2. Milling the cable channels
  3. Application of the primer
  4. Bonding the Triflex HeatTec heating elements
  5. Filling the spaces between heating elements, cable slots, etc.
  6. Waterproofing with Triflex ProPark version 2 including Triflex special fleece reinforcement
  7. Producing the highly abrasion-resistant wearing layer using Triflex Cryl M 264

TRIFLEX ON-SITE SERVICE WITH SUPPORT FOR ALL PARTIES INVOLVED IN THE PROJECT AS WELL AS ALL PARTIES JOINTLY FINDING THE SOLUTION RAPIDLY PLAYED AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN THE PROJECT.

Jörg Brackston, Geiger Bauwerksanierung GmbH

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