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NEWS FLOORING

Medupi uses Sika again

After the success of a mammoth Sika project at Medupi Power Station near Lephalale in Limpopo in 2013, Alstom engineers confidently specified Sika again — this time for a flooring project in the auxiliary units at the giant power station.

THE PRODUCT SPECIFIED for the

rating system devised by the United

latest Medupi Power Station was

States Green Building Council (USGBC)

Sikafloor Garage, a two-part epoxy

that evaluates the environmental

resin coating that conforms to multiple

performance of a building.

international standards. Suitable for

Station, with its six boilers producing a

broadcast systems and epoxy

total of 4 800MW of power, is expected

mortars, Sikafloor Garage is available

to become the largest dry-cooled coal-

in various shades and is designed to

fired power station in the world.

mechanical and chemical loading. Providing easy application, Sikafloor

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When Multi Contracts Specialists (MCS) commenced the project in September 2016, ongoing construction

Garage is water dilutable, water

operations in the same working

vapour permeable and odourless.

areas proved highly challenging for

It is ideally suited for production

the contractor. Adverse conditions

areas, warehouses, car park decks

in the form of very high temperatures

and garages and conforms to

caused reduced curing times of

requirements for physiological

the epoxy systems; however, the

harmlessness, for decontamination

team was still able to achieve

ability and for combustibility

excellent finishes.

classification for floorings. It also

Affordable

Upon completion, Medupi Power

use on concrete, cement screeds,

withstand normal to medium heavy

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This result bears testimony to the

conforms to the requirements

exceptional quality of the Sika product

of the Leadership in Energy and

used, and gave rise to another highly

Environmental Design (LEED), a

successful Sika project.

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