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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Clarion Q-Care – Clarion , PA

Description This newly constructed micro-hospital replaced specified steel with FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers. Replacing the 6×6-W2.1xW2.1 welded wire mesh in both the 4″ slab-on-ground and the 5.5″ composite metal deck, reduced construction time and labor costs for the contractor. Contractors were very pleased with the steel-troweled finish as this was their first time using reinforcement […]

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Fulfillment Center – Stone Mountain, GA

Description FORTA-FERRO macro-synthetic fibers were specified in this slab-on-metal deck new construction. This 640,000 sq ft robotic distribution center holds the distinction of being the first of its kind in the state of Georgia. This center allows for approximately 3 million sq ft of fulfillment space. The use of FORTA-FERRO reinforcement fibers provides enhanced crack […]

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Federal Courthouse – Harrisburg, PA

Description FORTA-FERRO macro-synthetic fibers replaced specified steel in this Federal Courthouse new construction build. This multi-story slab-on-metal deck project used 5.0 lb/cu yd of reinforcement fibers for added durability. This allowed the contractor to save time and money while reducing the expense and risk of using steel reinforcement. Key Points Save Time Save Money Increase […]

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Orlando INTL Airport South Terminal Expansion – Orlando, FL

Description When Orlando International’s new $2 billion-plus South Terminal Expansion is complete, it will include a 5-level, 816,000 sq ft land-side passenger processing structure, an 822,000 sq ft air-side concourse, which consists of 19 gates, and an Automated People Mover (APM) Inter-model Terminal facility. Due to its proven performance and superior finishing characteristics, FORTA-FERRO was […]

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Beaumont Hospital – Lenox Township, MI

Description FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fiber replaced specified steel in this newly constructed hospital. Reinforcement fiber replaced W2.1 mesh in the slab-on-metal deck with a dosage of 4.0 lb/cu yd. The slab-on-ground application utilized 5.0 lb/cu yd FORTA-FERRO eliminating the need for #4 steel 12” O.C.E.W. The contractor utilizes FORTA-FERRO as often as possible for the […]

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Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Atlanta, GA

Project Description Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta utilized FORTA-FERRO® macro synthetic fiber in conjunction with traditional steel in this suspended walkway. This bridge is an exterior application which will be exposed to the elements and ambient temperature fluctuations. Heating elements were installed in the concrete. FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers were specified to be added to the […]

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9-Story Hotel Construction – Dunwoody, GA

Description A new 85,800 sq ft hotel construction used FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fiber to reinforce the concrete in the slab-on-ground and all 9 elevated floor decks in this mid-rise building. A fiber dosage of 3.0 lb/cu yd in the bottom slab and a dosage of 4.0 lb/cu yd in the metal decks replace the originally […]

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