CARBON FIBER, STRONGER THAN STEEL
Carbon fiber has been used in the military, aerospace and high performance automobile industry for years. Now, increased production has lowered the cost into our range for use on residential and commercial foundations. Smith’s Waterproofing is a certified installer of carbon fiber reinforcements.
DEMONSTRATION OF THE AMAZING STRENGTH OF CARBON FIBER
Ford F-350 Extended Cab ramped up onto a row of cement blocks. Ten cement blocks are held together with only ONE Fortress carbon fiber strap on the bottom side only.
A SOLUTION FOR BOWING & CRACKING WALL
Smith’s can permanently repair your bowing masonry walls and horizontal/vertical fractures with our carbon fiber straps, eliminating further expanding, shifting, cracking, and bowing. Carbon fiber straps cannot undue damage already done, but it can prevent further damage. The carbon fiber straps will stabilize effectively against lateral loads without costly excavation.
YOUR FOUNDATION WILL BE
3 TIMES STRONGER WITH CARBON FIBER STRAPS!
Carbon fiber has a tensile strength stronger and more ridged than steel. The straps are comprised of high tensile strength carbon fiber and Kevlar. They have been proven to be the best solution on the market today providing innovative solutions for concrete reinforcement.
ADVANTAGES TO SMITH’S CARBON FIBER SYSTEM:
- Permanent solution for bowed or cracked walls
- Tensile strength stronger and more ridged than steel
- Will not rust, stretch, bend or move over time
- Non obtrusive-lays flat to substrate
- No costly excavation
SMITH’S WATERPROOFINGS’ METHOD
CARBON FIBER CAN BE PAINTED FOR A CLEAN SMOOTH LOOK
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