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Date: June 2010
Structure: New Construction Water Park, Pennsylvania
Contractor: Ram Jack of Tri States
Material Used: Fortress 300 gsm unidirectional carbon fiber tow sheet w/ 4550 Epoxy resin

Project Scope:
Many different size columns were cast in place as designed for foundation of various water slides. Vertical rebar cages were used, however; horizontal ties were missing during pour. Carbon fiber wrap was applied to add shear capacity that was missing from horizontal ties.




Conclusion:
Column wraps were installed in less than 3 days and project was concluded with Fortress 105 epoxy coating which allowed construction to continue and water park to open on July 4th deadline.




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Fortress Stabilization products are protected by the following patents: 7,823,354 (Structure reinforcement system); 7,743,585 (Structure reinforcement system); RE39,839 (Carbon Fiber reinforcement system); 6,846,537 (Carbon fiber reinforcement material); 6,746,741 (Carbon Fiber reinforcement system); 6,692,595 (Carbon Fiber reinforcement Systems); and other pending patents.

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