Caldwell Bridge – Newnan, GA

Description What happens when a creek blocks the path to a new homesite? Caldwell Concrete constructed a precast bridge on site. This bridge had to hold up to thousands of yards worth of loaded concrete trucks passing over during construction of the home. Concrete delivered over this bridge was used for the poured walls, slab […]

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Manufacturing Facility Addition (Part 2) – Hammond, LA

Description This international manufacturing facility, headquartered in the New Orleans area, manufactures conveyor belt systems and food processing equipment. It is the second addition to their facility in which they used non-corrosive FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fiber instead of traditional steel fiber. FORTA-FERRO makes it possible to use a lower dosage rate of fiber per cu […]

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Breezy Acres Greenhouse – Centre Hall, PA

Description This greenhouse replaced 6×6 W2.9 x W2.9 specified steel with FORTA-FERRO reinforcement fibers. Due to the high costs of traditional steel reinforcement this contractor was able to pass on some of the savings to the customer by using a macro synthetic reinforcement. At a dosage of 3.0 lb/cu yd of reinforcement fibers this project […]

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Log Cabin Restaurant – Seneca, PA

Description When rebuilding a restaurant destroyed by fire, these owners decided to replace 6×6 W2.9 x W2.9 specified steel with FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers. The contractor is very familiar with FORTA products and uses it as much as possible. And for good reason. At a dosage of 3.0 lb/cu yd this slab-on-ground application will remain […]

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Manheim High School – Manheim, PA

Description Manheim High School specified FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers when renovating and adding a new addition to their facility. Over the course of three years, 2,000 yards of reinforced concrete was pumped, tailgated, and received a troweled finish at a dosage of 3.0 lb/cu yd. FORTA reinforcement fibers are known for their ease of use […]

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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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International Heavy Machinery Co. – Walton, KY

Description FORTA-FERRO reinforcement fibers were specified at 8 lb/cu yd in this new exterior parking lot in Walton, Kentucky. The owner is very familiar with the reinforcement capabilities of FORTA-FERRO and wanted an added level of toughness, and increased impact and abrasion resistance. Adding FORTA’s macro synthetic fiber saved time and money in this 10-inch […]

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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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Greenlea Warehouse – Greensboro, NC

Description This warehouse near the Piedmont Triad International Airport, is located in an area of tremendous growth. Triad Design Engineering worked with FORTA Engineers to design this project using their parameters and joint spacing. Based on this design, they specified 3.0 lb/cu yd of FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers for the 220,000 sq ft floor for […]

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White Deer Contracting – Montgomery, PA

Description When White Deer Contracting needed to construct a new parking lot and driveway combination, they knew they would use FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fiber. After many successful customer projects, owners were intent on using fiber reinforcement for their personal project. White Deer Contracting needed increased wear resistance and wanted to keep jointing as tight as […]

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