Road reinforcement solutions

Cars on a reinforced concrete highway
There is nothing more frustrating than bad road conditions. Increased mobility puts severe strain on existing infrastructure, resulting in a need for more efficient and longer-lasting road reinforcement solutions. Bekaert offers two reinforcement solutions for specific road works: Mesh Track® for structural road problems and Fortifix® for renovating road cracking.

About Road Reinforcement

The importance of qualitative road renovations

Long-lasting roads

Optimal driving pleasure

Less or no maintenance

Safe road conditions

Steel interlayers

The best choice for your road inovation

Renovating roads with a crack-preventing interlayer is a perfect alternative for complete road renovations. Using an interlayer speeds up construction because there is no need to expose the underlying pavement structure. Interlayers are available in many materials, including plastic, glass and carbon. However, steel offers the best solutions:

  • Cradle-to-cradle

    Steel is the world’s most recycled material. as it doesn’t necessarily degrade in quality each time it is reprocessed, unlike many plastics and paper materials.

  • Durable

    Steel, unlike many plastic and paper materials, has a very high young’s modulus, resulting in a higher durability performance.

  • Stable

    Steel is a high-grade building material that is proven to provide solid support for all types of applications.


Depending on the kind of problem we offer 2 unique steel-based solutions for long-lasting road renovation

From road cracking to structural problems

Reflection cracks

Reflection cracks

Local cracks

Local cracks

Continious reinforced slab

Continious reinforced slab

Seperated concrete slabs

Seperated concrete slabs

Settlements

Settlements

Side sliding

Side sliding

Fatigue cracking

Fatigue cracking

Fortifix® Interlayer

Fortifix® is a steel-based crack-preventing asphalt reinforcement solution

Learn more about Fortifix® >

Mesh Track® Interlayer

Mesh Track® is a steel-based structural asphalt reinforcement solution

Learn more about Mesh Track® >

Applications

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    Situation You want to apply innovative solutions tailored to your projects

    Solution We analyze possibilities and come with economical solutions

    Result Save money and time during construction

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    Situation We need a safe solution and huge monthly volumes

    Solution Via tests in the Bekaert lab, we worked out the required fiber mix with the lowest cost to serve our customers

    Result Cost efficiency must not be a compromise on quality

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    Situation Skiers count on safety when they go up the mountain

    Solution In close cooperation Bekaert developed superior quality wires that meet the technical customer requirements of ropeway constructors

    Result The customer handles the production of the cables, but also on-site weaving (or splicing) and installation. The cables have a life expectancy up to 40 years

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    Situation Want to create long aesthetical walls and avoid movement joints

    Solution Applying Brickforce® allows me to double my joint distance

    Result With Brickforce® masonry reinforcement I can create new and exciting masonry wall design

  • better together

    Situation Customer demand for compact boiler design through a total solution.

    Solution Joint development of an environment-friendly burner system.

    Result Customers improve their competitiveness.

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