How can FORTA® work for Contractors?

Time and time again, FORTA makes concrete perform. and perform. and perform. and perform.

Macrosynthetic Fiber is Easy to Use

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FORTA-FERRO® is Easy to Use!

  • Easy to Place
  • Excellent Surface Finish
  • Improves Safety
  • Non-Corrosive

Save Time & Money - Improve Safety

Steel fibers typically require special conveyors or extra man-hours to add to a concrete mix. Steel mats or rebar are very labor intensive to place on chairs and supports and to tie properly. FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fiber can be placed with a laser-guided screed and can eliminate the need for a concrete pump in these situations. FORTA-FERRO benefits projects by reducing labor hours and placement time, providing significant job savings.

In most situations, FORTA-FERRO can safely and reliably replace all non-structural steel in slab-on-grade concrete. The use of traditional wire mesh or steel rebar in slab-on-ground applications can come with a list of safety issues. Wire mesh can be difficult to lay down and raise a tripping hazard among concrete workers on job sites. Without using these traditional methods, FORTA-FERRO allows for significant safety improvements while also a decreasing labor and total project costs.

On-Site Field Support

As Needed. As Required. As Requested.

Pre-Pour Meetings | Start to Finish Test Pour Assistance | Mixing, Pumping and Placement Support

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Preferred Contractors

  • Technical Support from Our Staff of Fiber Experts & Engineers
  • Reinforcement Design Assistance and Reports
  • Marketing Materials Provided
  • Recognition & Listing on FORTA’s Website as a “Preferred Contractor”
  • Reference and Recommendation by FORTA to project owners and designers
  • Complete Training Program

FORTA’s Preferred Contractors

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Which Fiber Should I Use?

MICRO MONOFILAMENT

  • Reduce plastic shrinkage cracking
  • Used in conjunction with steel
  • Fine monofilament fiber
  • Polypropylene or nylon
  • 1.0 lb./cubic yard
  • 1/2″ and 3/4″ lengths

MICRO FIBRILLATED

  • Reduce plastic shrinkage cracking and temperature-related cracking
  • Some light steel replacement
  • Fibrillated-net fiber
  • Polypropylene
  • 1.5 to 3.0 lbs./cubic yard
  • 3/4″ and 1-1/2″ lengths

MACRO SYNTHETIC FIBERS

  • Reduce plastic and hardened concrete shrinkage & temperature-related cracking
  • Add toughness and increase post-crack behavior
  • Higher level of steel replacement
  • Heavy-duty macrofilament and fibrillated blend
  • Polypropylene/co-polymer blend
  • 1-1/2″ and 2-1/4″ lengths
FIBER EXPERTS ON STAFF Ready to Answer Questions & Aid in Technical Support
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