Case Studies

Solutions DP Epoxy GroutCHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY, Chicago, IL
DP Epoxy Grout

New steel beams being installed for an above-ground walkway needed to be insulated, or encapsulated, to prevent static electricity generated by the trains from transferring through the beams. Read more (PDF)

 


Case StudyDOCK PILE RESTORATION, Deer Park, TX
Pilecap Concrete System

This is the first time in history that this type of system has ever been used to fully restore a failing reinforced concrete structure.
Read more (PDF)

 

Case StudyPORT OF BRISBANE, Queensland Australia
Crane Rail Grout

The contractor needed to finish each phase of this project within a very short window of time. They ran day and night shifts to get each phase completed and when it came to the grouting... Read more (PDF)

Solutions: Five Star Novolac Structural Concrete and Pressure Port Crack RepairCALENERGY GENERATION, Containment Pit 3
Novolac Structural Concrete and Pressure Port Crack Repair

Containment walls, sump pits, pump pedestals, containment floor and curbing were all compromised and in decline after years of failed protection. Read more (PDF)

Solutions: Five Star Poly Water CutLAX AIRPORT, LOS ANGELES, CA
Airport Runways/Taxiways
Rapid Surface Repair Easy Mix

Inset runway can lighting was in need of repair due to dynamic impact, temperature differentials, and abrasion and corrosion. Read more (PDF)

Solutions: Five Star Poly Water Cut CITY OF FORT WORTH, TX
Eastern Hills Sinkhole Repair Project
Five Star Poly Water Cut

The soil was stabilized under sinkholes in a flood-prone downstream pond in a residential area that is fed from city storm drains. Read more (PDF)

MANHATTAN, NEW YORK CITY
Brookfield Properties
Open Trench Platform Over Active Railroad

A new platform needed to be built to span 15 active railway tracks. Five Star Special Grout 400 used for the grouting of cables and tendons. Read more (PDF)

Solutions: Deteriorated Drainage Pipe, Five Star Centri-Cast Pipe Repair Mortar ECHO LAKE - TARRANT COUNTY, TX
Ace Pipe Cleaning
Drainage Pipe Repair Under Active Railroad Track

Tarrant County needed to make an emergency repair of the overflow drainage system at Echo Lake in Fort Worth, Texas. Read more (PDF)

Solutions Old Slag Dumping Yard-Wall, Five Star Structural Concrete HTR Shotcrete QATAR STEEL, Mexico
Stoncor Mexico
Old Slag Dumping Wall Repair

The original wall was in need of repair without major reconstruction. Repairs were made with Five Star Structural Concrete HTR Shotcrete. Read more (PDF)

Solutions Maniwaki Courthouse, Five Star Waterproofing MANIWAKI COURTHOUSE, Quebec Canada
Stoncor Canada
Elevator Pit Repair

Humidity-induced damage caused a great deal of damage to the courthouse elevator pit. Repairs were made with the Five Star Waterproofing product. Read more (PDF)

Solutions NYC Piers 88 & 90 PASSENGER SHIP TERMINAL PIERS, New York City
Turner Construction Company
Rehabilitation of Piers 88 & 90

Pile degradation due to years of marine borer activity escalated at an alarming rate during the past 15 years leaving piers unsound. Read more (PDF)

Solutions Nakawic River Bridge NACKAWIC RIVER BRIDGE, New Brunswick - Canada
Stoncor Canada
Pier Rehabilitation

Deteriorated concrete piles on the Nackawic River Bridge needed to be repaired and protected from further damage. Read more (PDF)

Solutions Kwamnyandu Mall South Africa KWAMNYANDU MALL, South Africa
Aesthcon Construction
Concrete Parking Deck Restoration

The concrete parking deck of the Kwamnyandu Mall suffered from rain damage and needed to be repaired and protected from further corrosion. Read more (PDF)

Solutions Battery Park City, New York BATTERY PARK CITY, NY
Battery Park City Association
Timber Pile Rehabilitation

The City of New York called on Five Star to cost effectively "rehabilitate" deteriorating piles without the expense of replacing them. Read more (PDF)

LABRADOR, CANADA
TATA Steel
750 ID Fan Base Plate Grouting

Project contractor, Sunny Corner Enterprises, saves a previous failed pour with Five Star DP Epoxy Grout. Read more (PDF)

ONTARIO, CANADA
StonCor
Viva Bus Depot

Due to  extensive mechanical damage to the inspection pits caused by the buses, Five Star® RS Anchor Gel and Five Star Structural Concrete® were chosen to for the repair work. Read more (PDF)

DOCKLANDS VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA
TAM International
North Wharf Pile Restoration

Using Five Star® Cementitious Underwater Grout for the  repair of concrete piles enabled this job to be completed on time and on budget. Read more (PDF)

CHILE | BHP Billiton
Throughput Increase

The grouting  of a rotating cylinder with a mainframe of over 4m in length was no problem for   contractor Besalco Montajes when using Five Star® DP Epoxy Grout for the project. Read more (PDF)

CHILE | ENAP
New Alkylation Unit

DSD Construction & Installations took on this project with confidence knowing that Five Star DP Epoxy Grout would get the job done right. Read more (PDF)

PERU | XSTRATA Copper
Tintaya-Antapaccay Expansion

Project contractor, Bechtel, chose Five   Star® DP Epoxy Grout for grouting projects at this major long-life brownfield expansion to the Tintaya copper mine. Read more (PDF)