Fortifix® steel-based crack-preventing asphalt reinforcement

Bekaert Fortifix anti reflective interlayer
Save considerably on the installation time and maintenance costs of your asphalt overlay. Fortifix® anti-reflective cracking interlayer is an easy-to-use steel cord structure for non-structural road renovations. This solution not only provides a high service-life, it is also 100% recyclable.
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User-friendly format

Fortifix® enables a quick and correct installation. The interlayer can be easily rolled out, either by hand or machine, on both rough and smooth surfaces. Extra fixation or protection is not needed. The interlocking property of the 3D cord structure improves the adhesion to the tack coat or SAMI. To further increase stability, Fortifix® is also available on a plastic grid or a non-woven carrier. Check out our video to find out more about the installation of Fortifix®.

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Proven performance

Fortifix® has been fine-tuned through finite-elements simulations (FEM). Extensive performance tests, including 3-point bending tests, horizontal-plate tests, and adhesion tests showed that the interlayer has a high tensile stiffness and increases the fatigue life-time of the roadway significantly.

100% recyclable

Fortifix® benefits the sustainability of your road reconstruction project. The interlayer can be ground with the asphalt and removed by using magnets. As a result Fortifix® offers savings in both transport and disposal costs. It also results in major environmental benefits, as it reduces the use of energy and resources.

Based on experience

Bekaert is a global producer of drawn steel wire products and steel cord solutions for various industries. We’ve been producing road reinforcement products since the 1970s. Our proven track-record has led to Bekaert becoming a globally favored supplier of asphalt reinforcement products.

The Declaration Of Performance forms are available online in all languages.

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