The pedestrian bridge at Heureka was maintenance painted using the SILKO coating system by Nor-Maali

26/9/2023

Korroosiotyö Korkal has maintenance painted the pedestrian bridge at Heureka in Vantaa, using the SILKO coating system by Nor-Maali: LIVI B.2+ Normastic 405 – Normastic 405 – Normadur 65 HS.

Korroosiotyö Korkal Oy

Established in 1992, Korroosiotyö Korkal is a company based in Pori, Finland, specializing in surface treatment and painting. The company employs 12 people, and its CEO is Kalevi Kallionkieli.

Korroosiotyö Korkal offers services in areas such as infrastructure, petrochemical, and maintenance painting. The company undertakes project-based painting jobs on-site at various locations and in client facilities. Typical painting projects include bridges, tanks, and maintenance painting in industrial settings.

While Korroosiotyö Korkal was founded in 1992, CEO Kalevi Kallionkieli has been in the industry for much longer. He has extensive experience with project-based painting in Finland.

Heureka´s bridge was maintenance painted with Nor-Maali´s coatings

The bridge was covered during the painting.

Heureka Pedestrian Bridge

The Heureka pedestrian bridge located in Tikkurila, Vantaa, extends from Tikkurilantie, crossing the Kerava River, leading to Heureka. The bridge is a type of cable-stayed bridge and was completed in 1989.

During the summer of 2023, Korroosiotyö Korkal maintenance painted the Heureka pedestrian bridge as part of a broader refurbishment effort. The bridge’s lighting and parts of its structure are being renewed. To reduce the bridge’s vibrations, dampers will be installed. The entire renovation is expected to be completed by December 2023.

The bridge was partially repainted during the refurbishment. The painting system used for this project was Nor-Maali’s LIVI B2+ system: Normastic 405Normastic 405Normadur 65 HS, with a total of 310 µm DFT.

Heureka´s bridge was maintenance painted with Nor-Maali´s coatings

Normastic 405 and Normadur 65 HS paint surfaces.

SILKO coating systems for new construction and maintenance painting

SILKO 3.351 coating systems for new construction and maintenance painting are categorized according to the environmental corrosivity categories of SFS-EN ISO 12944-2 (C3 / C5 / Im1 – Im3). For new construction and maintenance painting of bridges, the durability requirement according to SFS-EN ISO 12944-1 is very high (more than 25 years).

The Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency uses its own LIVI-initiated symbols in their painting systems. The painting systems are grouped into three different groups LIVI A, LIVI B and LIVI C. Group LIVI A includes systems with zinc primer. These painting systems are primarily intended for new construction. Group LIVI B includes painting systems without zinc based primer. These painting systems are primarily used in maintenance and other special applications. Group LIVI C contains systems for galvanized surfaces.

Only painting systems evaluated by the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency as suitable for its use may be used in the projects of the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, in accordance with the SILKO 3.351 guideline. The Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency maintains a separate list, which includes the painting systems from paint manufacturers that the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency has evaluated as suitable for use. You can find Nor-Maali’s approved coating systems here.

Heureka´s bridge was maintenance painted with Nor-Maali´s coatings

Heureka´s bridge was maintenance painted with Nor-Maali´s coatings.

Kavamet boosts its process efficiency with investments and Normathane 50 FD

13/6/2024 Engineering workshop Kavamet has made significant investments in developing its production by building a new shot blasting facility and paint shop. The Normathane 50 FD polyurethane topcoat used by the company has also brought many benefits to the process.

Normafloor Aqua – Waterborne Protector for Concrete Surfaces

13/6/2024 Normafloor Aqua is a waterborne epoxy coating from Nor-Maali, CE marked and M1 approved, suitable for concrete floors. Normafloor Aqua is an excellent choice for floors in public spaces, warehouses, basements, garages, ice rinks, factories and paper machine halls.

Nor-Maali’s Domestic Sales Department Offers Fast and Professional Service

10/6/2024 Nor-Maali Oy's domestic sales team provides expert service in the field of industrial coatings. The team is led by Sales Manager Vesa Kolehmainen and includes Marko Patrikainen, Niko Kallio, Juhani Korajoki, Pasi Hippeläinen, and Ilia Stefanov. The team emphasizes collaboration and swift, high-quality customer service, adapting to the changing needs of their clients. Nor-Maali values long-term customer relationships that reflect mutual trust.

More EPDs for Nor-Maali´s Water-borne Coatings

6/6/2024 Nor-Maali´s water-borne products Epocoat Aqua Primer and Norecryl Aqua DTM have received  EPDs (Environmental Product Declaration)s. Before this, from Nor-Maali´s products, water-borne Norepox Aqua DTM and seven solvent-based coatings had the EPD.

Nor-Maali has received the ISO 45001 certification

30/4/2024 Nor-Maali Oy's occupational health and safety management system is now ISO 45001 certified. Receiving the ISO 45001 certification is a concrete proof of the long-term and effective efforts that have been made at Nor-Maali over the years to improve occupational health and safety issues.