Fortec Masonry Reinforcement Renovation

Date: April 4, 2004
Structure: Brick Masonry, Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
Contractor: Geotech Services, Inc.
Engineer: Shaw & Associates
Material Used: Fortec Carbon/Kevlar grid straps.
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Project Scope:
Renovations to current building would add significant loading to existing unreinforced masonry units and compromise shear capability.

Solution:
Fortec Grid Straps were laminated to both sides of C.M.U. wall to increase shear capacity.

Observations:
The use of Fortec Carbon Kevlar Grid straps allowed for a very fast procedure that achieved scope and allowed for original design room space.

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