Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church, Dublin

Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church, Dublin

Dublin Ireland Our Lady of Victories Churches Northern Ireland Betofix R2 Betofix RM

Our Lady of Victories church was constructed in 1969 using a steel frame and precast concrete sections. The church which is an architectural landmark of North Dublin required extensive repair to the concrete frame.

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Construction project:
Concrete restoration
Building type:
Churches / cloisters
Short description
Extensive repair was carried out to the concrete frame with the help of Remmers Betofix R2 and Betofix RM.
Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church
Site address:
D09 Y925 Dublin
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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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