AbbVie, Sligo

AbbVie, Sligo

Sligo Ireland AbbVie Epoxy FAS 100 Epoxy WHG Color

Abbvie in Sligo, Ireland is a modern biopharmaceutical business with a significant footprint in Ireland that’s focused on novel and breakthrough therapies for tough-to-treat diseases and unmet medical needs, with a reputation for quality.

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Construction project:
Floor coating - industrial systems Floor coating Floor coating - conductive systems
Building type:
Other buildings
Industrial buildings / halls
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The new external chemical storage area required a suitable chemical resistant coating system. Epoxy FAS 100 primer was applied followed by Remmers epoxy WHG coating. This product was chosen for its crack bridging and chemical resistant properties.
Sligo Ireland
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The structure showed cracks in some places, for which there were different causes. Improved statics and higher load capacity were achieved by stiffening the structures, frictional connection of the disturbed foundation and decoupling the components gate, passage hall and gate houses components. Particularly on the western side, intense blackening of the rock surface had built up, which was strongly interlocked with the ground. The deposits were composed of a mixture of soot and plaster. The cleaning process carried out in 1990 with the help of water could only result in a superficial cleaning. In 2002, the newly developed method of particle beam cleaning and cleaning by laser made it possible to remove soot and plaster without destroying the original surface.
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On the façade surfaces of Kaispeicher A, there was a lot of efflorescence and lime aging, both signs of penetrating moisture. The damage patterns indicated a lack of frost resistance as well as no protection against driving rain. The listed façade required extensive frost and moisture protection, but was not allowed to undergo any visual changes.
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