Concrete Products

JAN 2018

Concrete Products covers the issues that attract producers of ready mixed and manufactured concrete focusing on equipment and material technology, market development and management topics.

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www.concreteproducts.com January 2018 • 61 INNOVATIONS REPORT FIBER REINFORCEMENT Company presents its acrylic AC 60 micro fiber as unique among commercially available synthetic concrete reinforcements, noting how the product a) is specifically engineered and creates an ionic bond between fiber and concrete matrix; exhibits very high tensile strength (800 MPa) that transfers efficiently to the concrete matrix; and, is flexible and can be used at very high loading rates, creating no defects or protrusion on the finished surfaces. Test results indicate that AC 60 can fully substitute for welded wire fabric (6X6XW1.4XW1.4), company engineers note, adding that the product is the only sythnethic microfiber on the market that meets both criteria for post crack integrity in the document, ICC ES AC 32 Acceptance Criteria for Concrete with Synthetic Fibers, Section 4.7. — ICF Mercantile LLC, Warren, N.J., 908/293-8280; www.icfmercantile.com ICF MERCANTILE S¬FE-T-PLUS.COM 1-800-US¬-S¬FE ENGINEERED & MANUFACTURED IN THE USA Protect Drivers & Vehicles Front Tire Blowouts Loss of control Improve steering and handling Reduced maintenance costs Simple bolt-on install

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