The Restoration of the Sphinxes

Issue 4(86) 2017
Pages 35-40

E.B. Kabanov, «Scientific Production Center of Bridges», St. Petersburg
V.S. Ageev, « Scientific production center of bridges», St. Petersburg
S.M. Bondarenko, «Polytechtest», St. Petersburg


Keywords: restoration, sculpture of sphinxes made of cast iron, welding technology of cast iron, metal-polimer coatings

The article recommends to use for restoration of the historic bridge inlay the welding technology of lost parts made of cast iron welding electrodes brand OK92.18 of the Swedish company «ESAB». As a decorate outer coating it is recommended to use composite metal-polimer coatings combining gas-thermal spraying of zinc and brass with paint and varnish materials.