Balvac - Structural repair, strengthening, protection and refurbishment

Specialist structural repair and maintenance

Our full list of services

Concrete repair and protection

Balvac undertakes all types of concrete repair and protection works to civil and building structures. In addition, Balvac can offer a full condition survey and diagnostic testing service.

  • Hand placed concrete repairs
  • Dry and wet spray concrete
  • Flow-able concrete repairs
  • Hand and spray applied protective coatings and corrosion inhibitors
  • Hydro-demolition

Cathodic protection / corrosion prevention

Balvac has installed CP systems on highway infrastructure, commercial and retail buildings, multi storey car parks and marine structures. In addition, we can offer our customers a complete Cathodic Protection design and installation service.

  • Sacrificial anode systems
  • Hybrid anode systems
  • Impressed current cathodic protection systems

Vacuum assisted resin injection

Balvac originally patented the vacuum assisted resin injection processes used today, and continues to offer these specialist concrete remediation techniques to various asset owners.

  • Structural and protective crack injection
  • Vacuum-assisted resin injection of cracks, voids and de-laminations in concrete
  • Vacuum void grouting of concrete pavement slabs
  • Pavement slab lifting and grouting

Leak sealing and grouting

Balvac can provide water-stopping and water management services to many assets; road and rail tunnels, service tunnels, shafts, basements and water retaining concrete structures.

  • Injection of fast reacting hydrophilic and hydrophobic resin materials
  • Water control and management
  • Consolidation grouting using cementitious or resin-based grouts

Fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) strengthening

Balvac can offer specialist strengthening techniques using glass fibre, carbon fibre and aramid materials to repair or enhance the capacity of many civil and building assets, including bridge decks, bridge or building columns, suspended floors and adapted/modified structures. We can also offer a complete design and installation service.

  • 'Pultruded' plates
  • Fabric materials
  • Ultra High Modulus (UHM) bespoke plate solutions

Pile testing, structural monitoring, noise and vibration monitoring and diagnostic testing

Balvac also provide a range of specialist testing and analysis services including pile testing, structural monitoring, noise and vibration monitoring and diagnostic testing. For more information click here.


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Bridge Bearings
Highway Infrastructure
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Tried, Tested, Proven; VVG
Vacuum Void Grouting
Slab Lifting
A40 Eastbound
Basildon Enterprise Corridor
Concrete Slab Stabilisation
M25 Concrete stabilisation
M54 J3-2
Coastal and Flood Protection
Wind Turbine Grouting and Repair
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