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Scour Protection

Scour – An underwater problem

Asphalt – An underwater solution

Scour or underwater erosion is caused by natural currents or ships’ propellers. Asphalt – readily worked in water – is well suited to the submerged installations frequently required for scour protection.

Mastic is an ideal product to place underwater:

For Scour Protection to Port Berths please see PORTS & HARBOURS page

Toe scour

Coastal and river revetments are sometimes prone to toe scour. A slab of mastic or stone/mastic placed in front of the structure is an effective solution. The material resists scour, and, with its thermo-plastic properties, follows changes in foreshore level – slabs have been known to bend up to 90° without failing.

Please click on the links below to review recent projects: