The effect of the marine environment on structural materials can be harsh and unforgiving. The service life and structural capacity of elements composed of reinforced concrete, structural steel, timber, and composites are affected by spaling, rust and hostel marine environments.
Repairs to underwater bridge elements have been successfully completed for many years. However, the increased age of the bridges and related structures around the world, as well as the increased emphasis in regular underwater inspection by national bridge standards indicate an increased need to perform repairs to elements located below or in water.
Synthetex’s high-strength HYDROTEX Pile Guards Fabric Formed Concrete pile jacket repair systems are available in lengths and diameters designed to armor your steel, concrete or timber piles with custom solutions and not restricted to the standard diameters. Fabric formed pile jackets are a proven economical solution for the pile repair and protection.