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Case Studies with Fortress Carbon Fiber
The best way to understand the various applications and uses of Fortress Stabilization’s products is to examine the various case studies identified below. These case studies do not explore all the uses and applications of carbon fiber reinforcement, but rather, only give a general view of the most common applications. After all, carbon fiber reinforcements with products from Fortress Stabilization have unlimited applications. The only limiting factor is your imagination.
Saving the foundation, saving renovation expenses.
Carbon Kevlar Grid straps, Kevlar neckties, Carbon Anchors, and Carbon Staples
Stabilization horizontal cracking in glazed tile foundation
Dealing with the unique challenges of a brick foundation
A luxury home suffered foundation distress due to poor construction methods and hydrostatic soil pressure.
Walls were tilting inward from lack of sill plate creating major cracking and deflection.
Increasing compression, shear and tensile strength of under-designed foundation walls.
Use of Fortress Pre-Cured Pre-Preg Grid Mesh as an alternative to foundation replacement.
In this case, because of continued bowing and load of soil, foundation shear slide occurred.
Cracks can occur in practically all concrete structures.
Use of corner grid strap kit to stabilize foundation wall.
Countersunk Staple to stabilize foundation wall.
Carbon Kevlar Staples to restore foundation to original condition.
Use of Fortress Carbon/Kevlar to repair fractured foundation.
Design is for carbon grid straps along with steel.
Carbon anchors used to reinforce bridge.
Metal pan concrete deck did not bond to Nelson Studs.
Strengthen Concrete Beams for shear reinforcement.
Reinforcement of highway-bridge column.
Retrofit building design for commercial use and wind load codes.
Reinforcement of Columns for water slide.
Removal of building facade and removal of building structure.
Use of Unidirectional Tow Sheet & 4550 Epoxy Resin
Use of Fortress Carbon Kevlar Grid to reinforce mine draw points
Use of Pre-cured Pre-preg w/peel-ply column wrap to repair Hotel Balcony.
Use of Carbon Fiber Fabric to repair damaged bridge column
Use of Fortress Carbon/Kevlar to waterproof segmental joints on highway.
Use of Fortress Carbon/Kevlar to repair joints on highway overpass.
Use of Fortress Carbon/Kevlar to compensate construction under-designed for code wind loads.
Use of Fortress L-Brackets/V-Lam to repair SR92 Bridge