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Triflex TowerSafe

Designed to protect and waterproof wind turbine foundations from the extreme forces exerted on them
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Overview

BBA certified, CE mark

Wind turbines harness the forces of nature to give us clean, renewable energy. In the process, all elements of the tower and its foundation are exposed to the wind causing the entire structure to move. This movement can result in the formation of cracks allowing moisture to penetrate the structure and leading to long term damage. Triflex TowerSafe is a specially developed solution designed to waterproof the entire wind turbine, including the tower, foundation, rotor blades and nacelles. The fully reinforced system can be installed quickly to minimise downtime, and can easily withstand the unique demands of this tough environment.

System highlights

Universal application

The specially formulated solution is designed to waterproof the entire wind turbine. From the tower and base to rotor blades and nacelles, Triflex TowerSafe can be used to provide long lasting and sustainable protection. Even areas under soil can be reliably waterproofed as the cured membrane is root and rhizome resistant as standard.

Cold applied, fast curing with rapid installation

Rapid curing and easy to install, Triflex allows works to be completed in less than a day resulting in shorter downtimes. Installation can be carried out around all year round and the system still cures quickly at temperatures down to -5°C and is rainproof in just 30 minutes. There is also no risk from hot works during installation as all our materials are applied in a totally cold liquid form, curing to create a solution that lasts.

Single process application

Reduce installation costs associated with multi-coat solvent based systems, save significant time on site and eliminate risks from inter-layer adhesion with our simple, single process waterproofing application. Triflex TowerSafe has a thixotropic formulation as standard, allowing it to be used on vertical or even inverted surfaces.

Full reinforced technology

The special polyester fleece used in Triflex TowerSafe is designed to accommodate high levels of movement and cracking within the structure and between substrates. Proven fully reinforced waterproofing technology that stands the test of time.

Tried and tested

Triflex TowerSafe offers a complete wind turbine waterproofing solution that will last for years to come. The system is not only certified and tested to the highest UK and European standards, it has also been successfully installed for more than 40 years in projects across the globe.

Colours and finishes

Create a design to meet your aesthetic or safety requirements with a wide range of colours and two optional finishes - refer to Triflex colour card.

Infrastructure

Application areas

  • Wind turbine towers
  • Foundations
  • Nacelles
  • Flange
  • Propellers

Compatible substrates

  • Cementitious materials (concrete, brickwork, masonry)
  • Metals and coated metals
  • Coatings (e.g. polyurethane, polyurea, polymethyl methacrylate)

System varients

Triflex TowerSafe

Triflex TowerSafe is a specially developed solution designed to waterproof the entire wind turbine, including the tower, foundation, rotor blades and nacelles.
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Optional smooth finish

Triflex TowerSafe with optional smooth finish can be used locally as an additional protection layer or for aesthetic purposes.
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Optional heavy duty finish

Triflex TowerSafe with a heavy duty finish can be used locally for areas that are trafficked where increased skid, impact and abrasion resistance are required.
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Colours

Triflex TowerSafe is available in a wide range of standard resin colours and optional finish colours, allowing the system to be tailored to meet aesthetic and project needs. For full details see the Triflex TowerSafe colour card.

Triflex TowerSafe colour card

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Triflex TowerSafe

Approvals

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Fully certified to the highest UK and European standards and classifications, including:

BBA certified

  • Durability: Under normal service conditions the system will provide a durable roof waterproofing with a service life in excess of 25 years

ETAG 005 certified

  • Highest classification in all criteria including W3 – 25 year durability

Fire performance

  • BS 476-3 (EXT.F.AA)
  • EN 13501-5: Class BROOF (t1) / (t2) / (t3) / (t4)
  • EN 13501-1: Class E

Root and rhizome resistant

  • FLL Certified: Root and rhizome resistant

Manufacturer certification

  • ISO 9001: Quality Management
  • ISO 14001: Environmental Management
  • ISO 50001: Energy Management

System overview

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Triflex TowerSafe
Triflex TowerSafe ETA Certificate

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