Concrete Deep Within a Mountain: Specialty Silanes Protect the Roof of the Swiss Gotthard Tunnel
Dec 18, 2009
Gotthard Tunnel - Completely closed
Completely closed to traffic: to provide protection against moisture and salt ingress, the ceiling of the Gotthard tunnel was impregnated in late September with a specialty silane cream made by WACKER, the Munich-based chemical group.
A race against the clock: in late September, the ceiling of the Gotthard tunnel was impregnated with SILRES® BS Creme C from WACKER. The treatment affords the tunnel lasting protection against moisture and salt.