FORTA FERRO from Forta Corporation

FORTA-FERRO® is an easy-to-finish, colour blended fibre, made of 100% virgin copolymer/ polypropylene consisting of a twisted bundle non-fibrillating monofilament and a fibrillating network fibre, yielding a high-performance concrete reinforcement system.

FORTA-FERRO® is used to reduce plastic and hardened concrete shrinkage, improve impact strength, and increase fatigue resistance and concrete toughness. This extra heavy-duty fibre offers maximum long-term durability, structural enhancements, and effective secondary/temperature crack control by incorporating a truly unique synergistic fibre system of long length design.

FORTA-FERRO® is non-corrosive, non-magnetic, and 100% alkali proof.

This patented fibre is actually a blend of two fibres:

  • a standard fibrillated polypropylene fibre to reduce and control shrinkage and temperature cracking, and
  • a very heavy-duty twisted-bundle monofilament fibre made of a strong synthetic copolymer, to increase load-transfer and post-crack performance.

This pre-blended fibre at dosages of 3 – 4.5kg per cubic metre of concrete provides a much higher residual strength than other synthetic fibres.

FORTA-FERRO®, which means "Strong As Steel", is also extremely user friendly, having gained a reputation as the best mixing and finishing fibre of its kind in the industry.

FORTA® Ferro fibres are compliant with European Standard 14889-2

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