FORTA® ECONO-CAST® is an easy-to-place, fully oriented, 100% virgin homopolymer polypropylene fibrous reinforcement.
FORTA® ECONO-CAST® is a fiber specifically designed and engineered by FORTA® for the precast industry. It is used to reduce plastic and hardened concrete shrinkage, improve impact strength, reduce handling stresses, and increase fatigue resistance and concrete toughness.
This medium-duty fiber offers superior bonding power, long-term durability, and sharper edge control by incorporating a fibrillated pattern and long length fiber option.
Non-corrosive, chemically inert, and 100% Alkali Proof!
Tensile Strength: 83-96 ksi. (570-660 MPa)
Length: 3/4" (19mm), 1-1/2" (38mm)
FORTA® ECONO-CAST® can improve every precast product and is compatible with all precast production manufacturing technologies. It is used to reduce slumping, cracking, and fallouts during precast stripping procedures - it increases production. FORTA® ECONO-CAST® meets all A.S.T.M. C-1116 requirements. Requires No Mix Design or Placement Changes!