Werner Trucking – Hecktown, PA

Description Werner Trucking used FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fiber in multiple application in this newly constructed multi-story building. Fiber reinforcement replaced specified wire mesh at a dosage of 3.0 lb/cu yd in the slab-on-ground application. FORTA-FERRO was also used to reinforce the slab-on-metal deck at a dosage of 4.0 lb/cu yd. Using fiber reinforcement will provide […]

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NLB Corporation – Wixom, MI

Description FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers were used to reinforce this slab-on-metal deck at a dosage of 4.0 lb/cu yd. Reinforcement fibers were used because of the cost savings compared to steel, as well as eliminating the need to store and place wire mesh. FORTA-FERRO is also durable and long-lasting, which positively impacts the long-term cost […]

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Lehigh Valley Health Network – Easton, PA

Description This newly constructed hospital and cancer center used FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fiber to replace wire mesh in the slab-on-ground and slab-on-metal deck applications. 3.0 lb/cu yd of reinforcement fiber in this project allowed the contractors to stay on time as well as control cracking. Key Points Increased Durability Replaced Wire Mesh Saved Time & […]

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Kennesaw State University Campus Housing – Kennesaw, GA

Description Supply issues motivated contractors to convert the specified steel mesh to reinforcement fiber in this 5-story slab-on-metal-deck project. 6×6 w2.1w2.1 was replaced with FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fiber at a dosage of 4.0 lb/cu yd. This eliminated storage and theft concerns, the crane time needed to place the mesh, and greatly reduced safety hazards. Wire […]

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Forgotten Harvest – Oak Park, MI

Description Dedicated to relieving hunger in the Metro Detroit Area, Forgotten Harvest invested in this newly constructed multi-story building. FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers replaced specified steel mesh at a dosage of 4.0 lb cu/yd in multiple applications. Due to supply chain issues, the cost of fiber reinforcement saved money compared to steel mesh and eliminated […]

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Brewer’s Block Apartment Complex – Monroeville, PA

Description This newly constructed apartment complex used FORTA FERRO macro synthetic fibers in the slab-on-ground and slab-on-metal deck sections at a dosage of 3.0 and 4.0 lb/cu yd. Reinforcement fibers replaced the specified wire mesh and saved time on the construction schedule as well as came in at a lower cost per square foot. Key […]

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Mercedes Financial – Farmington Hills, MI

Description Mercedes Financial Services in Farmington Hills, Michigan replaced wire mesh in this newly constructed multi-story building. This project, totaling 4,200 cubic yards, utilized FORTA-FERRO reinforcement fibers at a dosage of 4.0 lb/cu yd in the slab-on-metal-deck and 5.0 lb/cu yd in the slab-on-ground applications. Contractors were pleased with the ease of use of FORTA-FERRO, […]

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Rossford School – Rossford, OH

Description This multi-story educational building saved $50,000 by replacing specified wire mesh and rebar with FORTA-FERRO┬« reinforcement fibers. With the use of these fibers, they were able to eliminate the tedious job of storing and placing wire mesh and/or rebar while still providing maximum long-term durability, structural enhancements, and effective secondary/temperature crack control. Rossford School […]

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Gusmer Corporation – Hickory, NC

Description Gusmer Corporation and FORTA Experts worked with this design build team to create a design that was advantageous to both the owner and builder in this newly constructed multi-story building. FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers replaced rebar in this slab-on-ground application at a dosage of 3.0 lb/cu yd. 4.0 lb/cu yd of reinforcement fibers were […]

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Penn State Health Lancaster Medical Center – Lancaster, PA

Description To save both time and money, fibers were selected to replace specified wire mesh in this new multi-story healthcare facility in Lancaster, Pennsylvania; in particular to avoid the crane time necessary to lift the wire mesh into place. Contractors initially chose a competitor fiber but were unable to achieve an acceptable finish on the […]

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