Bajaj Reinforcements LLP - Introduces Fibre Tuff heavy-duty synthetic fibres that offer a range of benefits to concrete

Fibre Tuff, macro synthetic polypropylene fibres, are heavy-duty synthetic fibres that are specially engineered for use as secondary reinforcements, providing excellent resistance to the post cracking capacity of concrete. They are replacing steel fibres in a range of applications, including ground supported slabs (both internal and external), sprayed concrete (shotcrete), and precast concrete units. The properties of Fibre Tuff are covered by BS EN 14889, fibre of concrete part 2, Polymer Fibre - definition, specification, and conformity.

Fibre Tuff features a unique continuous embossed surface, enabling the fibre to achieve maximum bonding with the cement matrix for optimum performance. Since Macro Structural Synthetic Fibres are highly resistant to acidic and alkaline environments, they do not require a concrete cover as protection against corrosion.

Bajaj Reinforcements LLP - Introduces Fibre Tuff heavy-duty synthetic fibres

Benefits
  • Increases post crack load capacity
  • Provides 3D reinforcement
  • Increases ductility/toughness
  • Speeds up precast production
  • Improves abrasion
  • Enables comprehensive design and technical support
  • Eliminates set up of steel mesh
  • Redistributes load
  • Reduces shrinkage and temperature cracks
  • Reduces pavement thickness
  • Improves flexural behavior of concrete
  • Provides resistance against impact and dynamic loads
  • Considerable increase in joint spacing
  • Provides excellent edge and impact protection due to the 3D dispersion of Fibres throughout the concrete mix
  • Gives high impact strength for aircraft runways and tarmacs
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