Athletic South Campus Complex

Project Description The University of Michigan constructed a new state-of-the-art sports complex called the ‘Athletic South Campus Competition and Performance Complex’ in order to house a 300 meter indoor track and lacrosse facility. Project costs were a major concern among project owners and specifiers when considering a reinforcement method for their slab-on-metal-decking and interior slab on grade projects. University of […]

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Kiswire Expansion

Project Description Carolina Concrete Company has seen firsthand the benefits of using FORTA-FERRO® in various projects in an attempt to replace steel reinforcement. For this project, FORTA-FERRO® replaced #5 steel at 16” in an 8” slab. A major advantage that Carolina Concrete Company and Ace Avant saw was the decrease in time needed to complete the project, saving time and […]

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Perimeter III

Project Description Using FORTA-FERRO® saved the developer one week in a month when pouring and placing steel. FORTA-FERRO® served as a replacement for 6 x 6-W1.4/W1.4 in SOG, 6 x 6 -W2.9/W2.9 in the elevated slabs, and 6 x 6 W4/W4 in the roof slab. Key Points: Superior Finish Extreme Durability Mixing Download PDF  

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Vomac Truck Sales

Project Description VoMac Truck Sales had two key issues when designing their new parking lot. Since the location was right next to a local creek, VoMac had to be very cautious of runoff that would contaminate the water. Also, the neighboring air base did not want a retention pond attracting water fowl to the area. […]

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Perimeter Park

Project Description Duke Realty’s Perimeter Park, an office and industrial park, with more than 3.1 million square feet of existing space with additional land available for up to another 1.5 million square feet of development. The concrete for this project, reinforced with FORTA-FERRO®, was easily pumped into place. The project owner and contractor were pleased […]

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Hartsfield Airport

Project Description FORTA-FERRO® was recently selected as a reinforcement material to be included in pavement and repair trials at the Hartsfield International Airport in Atlanta, GA. Original project specifications called for 85 pounds of steel fibers per cubic yard. However, FORTA-FERRO® was included in pre-project trials as an easy-to-handle and cost-effective alternative. The project included a major concrete […]

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Parking Lot

Project Description The fiber solution resulted in maintaining the project schedule, allowing the 5-acre remove-and-replace project to be completed in a 2-week time period. In total, over 4,400 cubic yards of fiber reinforced concrete were placed using FORTA-FERRO® at a dosage of 3.0 lbs. / cu. yd. Without the steel reinforcement problem, the base was proof-rolled and the concrete was […]

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Smucker Parking Lot

Project Description In 2009, J.M. Smuckers started an addition of their new facility due to their need for more parking lot space. J.M. Smuckers has used FORTA® for over 25 years in the concrete slab-on-ground applications. In this application, FORTA® was wanting them to try the second generation macro synthetic fibers which offer greater residual strength, impact resistance, and flexural […]

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Cosmopolitan Luxury Apartments

Project Description Cosmopolitan Luxury Apartments was looking for an alternative to using steel reinforcement in their design. From using FORTA-FERRO® in previous projects, Hoy Construction knew the results would be of very high quality. It was decided to use the FORTA-FERRO instead of using steel. Project specifiers were very pleased and excited by the end results. Due […]

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Central Place

Project Description Having used FORTA-FERRO® successfully on past projects and realizing the time savings and overall cost savings, Hoy Construction utilized the fiber in this project in West Virginia. They submitted FORTA-FERRO® at 4.0 lbs. / cu. yd. as an alternative to traditional wire mesh and as a temperature shrinkage reinforcement on this 5 story slab-on-metal-deck apartment […]

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