Alleyways, parking lots, sidewalks, constructions using cement concrete (for example for pools), foundations, sewage, etc.
The option to use metallic fibers for the constructive reinforcement of concrete is approximately 25 years old.
- Precast elements
- Foundations and structural pillars
ROADS / BRIDGES
- Conventional concrete pavements
- Railway barriers
- Works for sidewalks and gutters
- Permeable concrete
- Soundproofing barriers
Commercial projects: floors for covered areas or for outdoors, industrial floors, road tiles, parking lots, roads, continuous platforms, repairs for damaged floors.
In Europe, in more than 50% of the cases, industrial floors are made with metallic fiber reinforcement. Industrial floors mean concrete slabs in production halls, warehouses and storage spaces, in malls, garages, but also outdoors, like for example in parking lots, terminals for trucks or containers at logistics centers, gas stations, or bus stations. The thickness of the cast concrete layer is between 10 and 20 cm, according to the strength calculation performed.
Reinforcement with metallic fibers can increase significantly the load supported by the concrete slabs, can help considerably with the prevention of cracks during the concrete drying/contraction phase, and exhibit a very good behavior in what concerns the deformations of dry concrete, deformations which can also be caused by temperature changes. Metallic fibers increase the resistance to dynamic stress and extend the lifetime of floors.
PORTS / AIRPORTS
- Running tracks
- Platforms: parking and loading
- Blocking structures
- Channel fittings
- Rain water structures
BUILDING TUNNELS AND MINING
Cement precast and reinforcement elements which may include the types of applications below:
- Tunnels – coated walls
- Hillside, mountainside consolidations
- Sewage – coating and consolidation works
The reinforcement is added as cement in order to increase the capacity to withstand energy and pressure, even after cracking, thus offering a viable and economic solution for mining constructions and consolidation. Welded mesh was used in the reinforcement process, but it was used as a complement or was eliminated where in terms of geography or layout details the continuous mesh reinforcement could not be used. Metallic fiber reinforcement brought, in this case, extra resistance and ductility (for galleries, arcades, etc.).
PRECAST CONCRETE ELEMENTS
- Architectural panels
- Precast walls
- Fencing elements
- Septic tanks