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An Anti Slip Solution for Bordeaux Pier

Project details

Piquey Gironde pier in Lege-Cap Ferret is located just outside Bordeaux, on the south east coast of France. It offers beautiful views of the surrounding coastline, as well as being a popular destination for fishing during the summer. Fortga Civil Engineering got in touch with Watco as they needed help finding the most suitable concrete repair products to renovate the 200m² hammered concrete pier. Over time, the surface of the pier had become slippery and hazardous so it was imperative that the work was done straight away. As it was winter, they needed a coating that would dry quickly at low temperatures.

Our solution

Watco recommended Safety Grip® Cold Cure as it provides excellent slip resistance whilst curing at temperatures between 0°C-10°C. 

Fortga Civil Engineering ordered 40 units of Watco Safety Grip® Cold Cure. Once the pier surface had been cleaned and degreased, the coating was applied. The aggregate finish is particularly suitable for hard wearing areas, making it an excellent choice for industrial flooring - or french piers preparing for summer as the case may be.

The project was a success as Watco Safety Grip cold cure provides an attractive, coloured, fine aggregate textured finish which provides an anti slip surface for pedestrian traffic and a skid resistant surface for wheeled traffic. So you can keep working – or fishing – no matter what the weather.

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