CH#068 - Washington Navy Yard, Building #22 Conversion to a Food Court

Lead-Based Paint Over Structural Steel


Lead-Based Paint Over Structural Steel
Washington, D.C.


National Register of Historic Places



The Challenge:

Lead-Based Paint over structural steel. This building in the historic district of the Washington Navy Yard is being converted to a Food Court that will serve the many hundreds of people who occupy and visit the Navy Historical Center.


Benefits Desired:

  • Address rust and corrosion
  • Class A Fire Rating
  • Cost effective and long lasting
  • Little to no surface preparation
  • Little to no generation of hazardous waste



GLOBAL Encasement, Inc. was able to offer a simple, safe solution with a LeadLock Encasement System. The rust was addressed with PSN-12 Rust-Inhibiting Primer, then PrepLESS Primer was used to lock down all the old peeling and flaking Lead-Based Paint and followed with LeadLockTopCoat.