Fortec®

Fortec ®

Coupler solution for the European market

Fortec® is the equivalent of the Dextra Bartec solution for European markets.

Fortec® is a full performance (tension / compression / cyclic / fatigue) rebar splicing system designed for the connection of concrete reinforcing bars from Ø12 to 40mm.

Fortec® system is designed to withstand an ultimate tensile performanceup to 800 MPa, thus resulting in Bar Break performance on most of the rebar available on the market.

 

Product features

  • A standard Fortec connection is made of parallel-thread rebar coupler and two bars which end have previously been enlarged before being threaded: thus the cross section of the bar isn’t reduced.
  • Solution supported by 3 high-productivity machines which prepare each bar in sequence: clean square cut>enlarging of the bar end by cold forging > threading.
  • Threadon the rebar can be extended from a half-coupler to a full-coupler length, allowing to use the very same standard coupler for positional applications (no need to rotate bars to perform the connection).

 

Unique coupler
Unique coupler
for Standard/Position applicationsthanks to parallel-thread technology
Stable process
Stable process
thanks to cutting/enlarging process which calibrate the bar end before threading.
Certified
Certified
By major certification bodies in the UK, France and Romania.

Benefits

  • Simplify your inventory: A single standard coupler for most applications.
  • No reduction of cross-section area of the bar, making your coupler connection a strong point of your structure.
  • Working in tension/compression thanks to its parallel-thread technology.
  • Joints verified by visual inspection. No torque wrenching at a specific value required.
USA /The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Singapore /Bureau Veritas ISO 9001:2008
France / AFCAB M10/015
Romanian Permanent Technical Council for Construction / 003-01/075-2013

Engineering

At every moment of your customer journey, Dextra teams dedicate themselves to the making of smart construction solutions that allow our customers to reach higher productivity and safety level on their construction sites.

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Network & Services

Network - Dextra holds physical stocks on several continents, complemented in each country by the local inventories of our distributors. With this extended network, Dextra make sure our products are always at reach and available in reasonable times.

Delivery - For solutions which required to be customized for each project, Dextra can also go beyond our standard delivery times and offer accelerated delivery schemes. Consult us for more information.

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Manufacturing capabilities

From 3 major industrial sites located in Bangkok (Thailand), Guangzhou (China) and Mumbai (India), Dextra completely owns its manufacturing facilities and processes. This allows us to have complete control over the timing of our operations and the quality of the solutions produced.

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Testing facility

An independently accredited material testing laboratory, accredited to ISO-IEC 17025, is located at Dextra’s main Bangkok factory, allowing the testing of material and products.

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Quality & Certifications

Dextra aims to supply products that exceed the most demanding international technical approvals and it is our goal to create maximum customer satisfaction by complying with our clients’ needs and specified requirements.

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