ECONO-MONO®

OVERVIEW

FORTA ECONO-MONO® is an easy-to-finish, fully oriented, 100% virgin homopolymer polypropylene monofilament fibrous reinforcement. This economy grade fiber offers long-term durability, and functions as a plastic shrinkage reinforcement intended to reduce the formation of shrinkage cracks prior to initial set and to reduce settlement shrinkage. FORTA ECONO-MONO is non-corrosive, chemically inert, and 100% Alkali Proof!

APPLICATIONS

FORTA ECONO-MONO is used in concrete applications such as slab-on-grade, curbs, driveways, sidewalks, basement floors, garage floors, colored concrete, and small precast products, to control plastic shrinkage cracking while improving basic durability properties.

Requires No Mix Design or Placement Changes!

INSTALLATION

Recommended standard dosage rate of FORTA ECONO-MONO is 1.0 lb. per cubic yard (0.6 kg. per cubic meter) of concrete added directly to the concrete mixing system during, or after, the batching of the other ingredients, and mixed at the time and speed recommended by the mixer manufacturer (usually four to five minutes).

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What makes FORTA ECONO-MONO® special?

FORTA ECONO-MONO is a very economical monofilament fiber that finishes well on the surface of most concrete applications.

What are the benefits of this fiber?

FORTA ECONO-MONO is a fine-filament fiber that distributes quickly and uniformly throughout the mix. FORTA ECONO-MONO is used to reduce plastic-shrinkage cracking that occurs during the early life of the concrete.

What are the features of this fiber?

The FORTA 4-C’s Fiber Characteristics for FORTA ECONO-MONO are:

Configuration — a fine hair-like mono- or single-filament shape
Chemistry — 100% virgin polypropylene, natural white in color
Contents — typically dosed at 1.0 lb. per cubic yard of concrete
Correct Length — 3/4″ long

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