Date: April, 2013
Location: Clare, MI
Contractor: Smiths Waterproofing
Engineer: M-DOT

Concrete has good vertical strength but poor horizontal strength. Because of this lack of horizontal strength, reinforcement with rebar or other methods is necessary. Sometimes, concrete reinforcement is not included in the original design or is forgotten during the pouring of the concrete. Under such circumstances, it is advisable that reinforcement be incorporated after the fact.

Strengthen Concrete Beams for shear reinforcement.

Material Used: : 600 gsm unidirectional carbon fiber #4550 Epoxy Resin

U-Wraps were installed in 2 days to restore shear capacity without shutting down traffic flow.


Contact Fortress Stabilization Systems for the carbon fiber solution to your concrete repair and reinforcement problems.