Prodac-Bekaert presented its new Dramix® 4D and 5D technology, which will revolutionize the range of use of fiber applications
April 11, 2013
Prodac SA – Productos de Acero Cassadó, which manufactures and commercializes wire products and derivatives, and Bekaeart, its strategic partner, which is a global leader in providing innovative solutions to transform steel products, launched a the revolutionary steel fiber Dramix® 4D and 5D in the Peruvian market. This launching was conducted simultaneously with others in Mexico, Colombia and Chile.
Hendrik Thooft, Global Marketing Manager at Bekaert and one of the main researchers and promoters Dramix® 4D and 5D fibers, presented the new Dramix® 4D and 5D technology. Thooft explained that “the Dramix® 4D and 5D solution represents a new way of working on civil construction projects given that it is an easy-to-use concrete reinforcement system that does not generate problems, is 100% safe and requires no installation, unlike steel bar frame applications. This solution generates substantial time and money savings for large civil construction projects and is preferable to traditional concrete alternatives.
The new Dramix® 4D and 5D fiber technology will help companies handle challenges in the construction, infrastructure and mining sectors in years to come due to its high performance and ability to offer time and budget savings to large-scale building projects.
The technology used in the new Dramix® 4D and 5D is a testimony to the innovative vision of the Belgian company Bekaert, which has spent the last 50 years researching and developing new technologies for steel fibers to offer solutions to its clients in different sectors around the world.
Several urban and industrial projects that have been developed with Dramix® fiber, including glazed pavement for the Patio Norte Sinchi Roca of the Metropolitan Transportation System of Lima, located in Comas, and the Lima Cargo City distribution center among others. Throughout the world, the company’s flagship projects include the Oceanographic in Valencia, Spain and the botanical garden “Garden by the Bay” in Singapore.
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