BASF to supply Merkur Offshore Windfarm with bulk supplied grout MasterFlow 9600

Sunday, 9 July, 2017 - 11:00

Mannheim – Construction Chemicals from BASF have won the contract for the supply of MasterFlow 9600 by GeoSea to the €1.6bn Merkur Offshore Windfarm. The grout will be installed by BASF’s licensed contractor FoundOcean using their specialized grouting equipment.

BASF’s MasterFlow 9600 will be used as a skirt backfill grout for 66 grounded monopiles and transition pieces. As the Merkur Offshore Windfarm is in German waters, MasterFlow 9600 had to meet the requirement of the single case approval (ZiE) procedures for the grouting of offshore structures.

MasterFlow 9600 is a revolutionary grout developed to give excellent volume stability to the skirt backfill which is essential for monopile foundations with bolted connections, while also providing excellent corrosion protection.

BASF’s MasterFlow 9600 is supplied in silos allowing maximizing of deck space, installation in the shortest time possible and thus most cost effective grouting operation.

Source: BASF

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