Fortifix® steel-based crack-preventing asphalt reinforcement

Fortifix being installed
Save 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 that not only provides a high service-life, but is also 100% recyclable.
Discover how it works in the following video or learn how to install Fortifix®.

Extended life-time

Improved anchorage of steel in asphalt

Fortifix® retains its high stiffness and optimal elongation even after installation and continuous, heavy traffic . The reason for the better performance of steel can be found in the improved anchorage of the steel in the asphalt and has less to do with tensile strength.

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

100% millable & recyclable

A perfect seperation of steel and asphalt

The magnetic properties of steel ensure a perfect separation of steel and asphalt enabling 100% recycling of both materials steel and asphalt.

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.

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