FORTA Corporation, the synthetic fiber reinforcement pioneer in 1978, has developed an entire family of fibers to offer a variety of concrete crack-controlling performance. The newest fiber technology is FORTA FERRO® - a long-length, high-strength, high-dosage macro fiber to allow for a higher replacement level of conventional temperature/shrinkage steel reinforcement. FORTA leads the market in technical and engineering project assistance, and offers a long history of project applications and successes.
Reinforcement Tools & Materials
- Reinforcement, synthetic fiber
News: Find FORTA®!
After exhibiting for 32 years at World of Concrete, FORTA® is moving to a new exhibit location for 2014. After many years in the North Hall Producer Center, FORTA® will be located in the Central Hall # 4235 near the American Concrete Pavement Association and the American Society of Concrete Contrac ...Get the Full story
News: Macro Fiber Floors
There are two ways to effectively use synthetic macro fiber reinforcement for commercial and industrial floor slabs: 1. As an alternate to conventional temperature/shrinkage steel reinforcement at a calculated dosage, or 2. To replace the temperature steel and consider reduction of conventional cont ...Get the Full story
News: Macro Fiber Pervious
Micro synthetic fibers have been used in pervious concrete projects for many years, though they lacked the capacity to noticeably add toughness and durability to these porous applications. After extensive research at Middle Tennessee State University and the University of Missouri @ Kansas City, FO ...Get the Full story
News: Decorative Fiber Concrete
Cracks are unsightly to any concrete, but especially unwelcome in decorative concrete applications. The fiber of choice to reduce cracking in a wide variety of decorative projects is the FORTA-FERRO® macro synthetic fiber that is user-friendly and very finishable in many decorative treatments, such ...Get the Full story
News: Fibers on Metal Deck
One of the most cost-effective uses of synthetic macro fibers is as a replacement for the temperature/shrinkage steel reinforcement in slab on composite metal deck applications. Fibers that are simply added to the concrete as a mix ingredient eliminate the need for steel hoisting and placement labo ...Get the Full story
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