Making your floors

more durable and sustainable. 

What is steel fiber concrete?

Dramix® steel fiber concrete reinforcement offers an efficient and versatile solution that has proven its merits in the most demanding structures and applications. It is the perfect alternative to installing mesh or rebar, saving you time and costs while providing better performing concrete.

Key benefits of Dramix®

More durable concrete surface with Dramix Solutions More durable concrete surface

More durable concrete surface

Ask an expert to calculate how much time you'll save by using Dramix Products Time-saving construction

Time-saving construction

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More sustainable construction

Better cost/performance ratio of Dramix Solutions Lower installation and labor costs

Lower installation and labor costs

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General Motors, Arlington, US

Project cost reduced by around 15%
“Not only did Dramix® help us achieve the required structural yield and thickness, it also avoided the extra time and materials involved in placing rebar.”
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General Motors, Arlington, US

General Motors, Arlington, Texas - Bekaert Dramix solutions customers' success story

General Motors, Arlington, US

Project cost reduced by around 15%
“Not only did Dramix® help us achieve the required structural yield and thickness, it also avoided the extra time and materials involved in placing rebar.”

Administración Portuaria Integral, Manzanillo, MX

Outstanding durability against high traffic levels.
“Thanks to Bekaert’s in-depth engineering expertise and resources, we saved time and reduced costs, and ended up with a high-quality, safe, reinforced floor.”
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Administración Portuaria Integral, Manzanillo, MX

Integral Port Administration Manzanillo - Bekaert Dramix solutions customers' success story

Administración Portuaria Integral, Manzanillo, MX

Outstanding durability against high traffic levels.
“Thanks to Bekaert’s in-depth engineering expertise and resources, we saved time and reduced costs, and ended up with a high-quality, safe, reinforced floor.”

Malouf Sleep, Midlothian, US

Year after year, long term performance.
“Despite heavy traffic for about 20 hours a day for 17 years, our concrete floor is still in excellent condition. That’s the robustness and durability of Dramix®!”
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Malouf Sleep, Midlothian, US

Malouf Sleep, Midlothian, Texas - Bekaert Dramix solutions customers' success story

Malouf Sleep, Midlothian, US

Year after year, long term performance.
“Despite heavy traffic for about 20 hours a day for 17 years, our concrete floor is still in excellent condition. That’s the robustness and durability of Dramix®!”

Ford Motor Company, State of Mexico, MX

Reinforcing industrial floor in timely and cost-effective manner.
“Using Dramix® 3D allowed us to reduce the thickness of the floor by 3 cm. We saved materials and construction time, while maintaining performance and durability.”
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Ford Motor Company, State of Mexico, MX

Ford motor Company - Bekaert Dramix solutions customers' success story

Ford Motor Company, State of Mexico, MX

Reinforcing industrial floor in timely and cost-effective manner.
“Using Dramix® 3D allowed us to reduce the thickness of the floor by 3 cm. We saved materials and construction time, while maintaining performance and durability.”

DSV, Ontario, CA

Reinforcing Canada’s largest multi-customer logistics facility.
“The use of Dramix® 4D and a jointless floor system enabled a fast-track schedule and large pours, resulting in completion of the slab within just four months.”
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DSV, Ontario, CA

DSV Global Transport & Logistics - Bekaert Dramix solutions customers' success story

DSV, Ontario, CA

Reinforcing Canada’s largest multi-customer logistics facility.
“The use of Dramix® 4D and a jointless floor system enabled a fast-track schedule and large pours, resulting in completion of the slab within just four months.”

Amazon, Ottawa, CA

Dramix® proves ideal alternative to rebar
“Instead of using rebar, we reinforced the floor with Dramix® 3D. This cut the manpower needed, yet still enabled us to finish the job in just three months.”
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Amazon, Ottawa, CA

Dramix® proves ideal alternative to rebar

Amazon, Ottawa, CA

Dramix® proves ideal alternative to rebar
“Instead of using rebar, we reinforced the floor with Dramix® 3D. This cut the manpower needed, yet still enabled us to finish the job in just three months.”

Colima port, Colima, MX

Ensuring continuous operations with Dramix®
Dramix® allowed for an innovative and fast solution to ensure one of the most important and oldest ports in Mexico could continue operations.
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Colima port, Colima, MX

Dramix: Colima port pavement, MX

Colima port, Colima, MX

Ensuring continuous operations with Dramix®
Dramix® allowed for an innovative and fast solution to ensure one of the most important and oldest ports in Mexico could continue operations.

Americold Logistics, Atlanta, US

A local warehouse, making logistics distribution accessible and reliable.
"The Dramix® 5D fiber-only solution provided a faster construction schedule over traditionally reinforced slab."
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Americold Logistics, Atlanta, US

Americold Logistics Freezer, Atlanta, US - Bekaert Dramix Solutions Customers' Success Story

Americold Logistics, Atlanta, US

A local warehouse, making logistics distribution accessible and reliable.
"The Dramix® 5D fiber-only solution provided a faster construction schedule over traditionally reinforced slab."

Coppel, Texcoco, MX

Steel fibers and post tensioning for maximum efficiency and cost savings
Coppel looked for a solution to reinforce nearly a 500,000 m² floor with strict flatness requirements and have it be post tensioned. SigmaSlab® was the answer.
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Coppel, Texcoco, MX

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Coppel, Texcoco, MX

Steel fibers and post tensioning for maximum efficiency and cost savings
Coppel looked for a solution to reinforce nearly a 500,000 m² floor with strict flatness requirements and have it be post tensioned. SigmaSlab® was the answer.

Port Dos Bocas, Tabasco, MX

Construction of an industrial warehouse and exterior pavements
The traditional steel reinforcement was replaced by Dramix® 4D steel fibers. In total, 29,062 ft² of saw-cut floor was built in a period of 4 days.
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Port Dos Bocas, Tabasco, MX

Dramix: Port Dos Bocas, Tabasco, MX

Port Dos Bocas, Tabasco, MX

Construction of an industrial warehouse and exterior pavements
The traditional steel reinforcement was replaced by Dramix® 4D steel fibers. In total, 29,062 ft² of saw-cut floor was built in a period of 4 days.

Gay Lea, Ontario, CA

Gay Lea required an innovative and advanced solution to ensure successful project delivery.
The facilities design features an innovative solution of shrinkage compensatin g concrete and Dramix® 4D fibers in which the floor did not require any control joints
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Gay Lea, Ontario, CA

Dramix: Gay Lea Distribution Facility, CA

Gay Lea, Ontario, CA

Gay Lea required an innovative and advanced solution to ensure successful project delivery.
The facilities design features an innovative solution of shrinkage compensatin g concrete and Dramix® 4D fibers in which the floor did not require any control joints

Litos Group, Mexico City, MX

Reducing wear and maintenance.
"The use of these large jointless 17-cm deep slabs has significantly reduced wear and maintenance despite heavy usage by trucks, hard-wheeled forklifts and other vehicles."
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Litos Group, Mexico City, MX

Dramix: Litos Group, Mexico City, MX

Litos Group, Mexico City, MX

Reducing wear and maintenance.
"The use of these large jointless 17-cm deep slabs has significantly reduced wear and maintenance despite heavy usage by trucks, hard-wheeled forklifts and other vehicles."

SMP Automotive, Alabama, US

Creating significant cost savings while reducing depth of concrete.
"By converting the concrete floor from traditional rebar-based reinforcement to steel-fiber reinforced concrete, the Bekaert team was able to remove two layers of rebar."
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SMP Automotive, Alabama, US

Dramix customer success - SMP Automotive, Alabama, US

SMP Automotive, Alabama, US

Creating significant cost savings while reducing depth of concrete.
"By converting the concrete floor from traditional rebar-based reinforcement to steel-fiber reinforced concrete, the Bekaert team was able to remove two layers of rebar."

BMW, San Luis Potosí, MX

Contributing to achieving the BMW sustainability objectives.
"The Bekaert team ensured that all technical specifications set by BMW were fully complied with."
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BMW, San Luis Potosí, MX

Dramix customer success - BMW, San Luis Potosí, MX

BMW, San Luis Potosí, MX

Contributing to achieving the BMW sustainability objectives.
"The Bekaert team ensured that all technical specifications set by BMW were fully complied with."

Brembo, Nuevo León, MX

Contributing to construction in record time.
"By using Dramix® steel fibers, less equipment was used during construction, which not only reduced man-hours but also contributed to the plant being constructed in record time."
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Brembo, Nuevo León, MX

Dramix customer success - Brembo, Nuevo León, MX

Brembo, Nuevo León, MX

Contributing to construction in record time.
"By using Dramix® steel fibers, less equipment was used during construction, which not only reduced man-hours but also contributed to the plant being constructed in record time."

Preferred Freezer Services, NJ, US

Working together to design a thinner load transfer platform.
"The use of Dramix® steel fiber reinforcement enabled a reduction in thickness of the concrete slabs as well as time and cost savings as no rebar had to be installed."
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Preferred Freezer Services, NJ, US

Dramix customer success - Preferred Freezer Services, New Jersey, US

Preferred Freezer Services, NJ, US

Working together to design a thinner load transfer platform.
"The use of Dramix® steel fiber reinforcement enabled a reduction in thickness of the concrete slabs as well as time and cost savings as no rebar had to be installed."

Kohler, Nuevo León, MX

Reinforcing concrete floors for increased fatigue resistance and durability.
"Kohler’s technical staff were convinced that the increased fatigue resistance and durability of Dramix® reinforced floors would bring additional value to their concrete floors."
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Kohler, Nuevo León, MX

Dramix customer success - Kohler, Nuevo León, MX

Kohler, Nuevo León, MX

Reinforcing concrete floors for increased fatigue resistance and durability.
"Kohler’s technical staff were convinced that the increased fatigue resistance and durability of Dramix® reinforced floors would bring additional value to their concrete floors."

Plexus, Jalisco, MX

A quick solution easy to implement.
"Bekaert designed a crack control system for the steel deck slab to be executed at the site. It involved the use of Dramix® steel fiber reinforced concrete that was poured directly onto the steel deck."
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Plexus, Jalisco, MX

Dramix customer success - Plexus, Nuevo León, MX

Plexus, Jalisco, MX

A quick solution easy to implement.
"Bekaert designed a crack control system for the steel deck slab to be executed at the site. It involved the use of Dramix® steel fiber reinforced concrete that was poured directly onto the steel deck."

Cesi Jumex, Salinas Victoria, MX

Reduced construction time, leading to significant savings in labor costs.
"The use of Dramix® reduced construction time, leading to significant savings in labor and cost of the total project. Reducing construction time also reduced the environmental footprint of the project."
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Cesi Jumex, Salinas Victoria, MX

Dramix customer success - Cesi Jumex, Salinas Victoria, MX

Cesi Jumex, Salinas Victoria, MX

Reduced construction time, leading to significant savings in labor costs.
"The use of Dramix® reduced construction time, leading to significant savings in labor and cost of the total project. Reducing construction time also reduced the environmental footprint of the project."

Prologis Apodaca Liverpool, Apodaca, MX

Understanding the needs of a high-use distribution center.
"Bekaert proved that they fully understood the needs of a high-use distribution center. They translated them into real loads, and developed designs that would ensure high quality and durability of the floor."
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Prologis Apodaca Liverpool, Apodaca, MX

Dramix customer success - Prologis Apodaca Liverpool, Apodaca, MX

Prologis Apodaca Liverpool, Apodaca, MX

Understanding the needs of a high-use distribution center.
"Bekaert proved that they fully understood the needs of a high-use distribution center. They translated them into real loads, and developed designs that would ensure high quality and durability of the floor."

Ternium, Monterrey, MX

Demonstrating the long-term performance and durability of Dramix® steel fibers.
"Thanks to good technical discussions with the customer, Bekaert was able to convince all parties that Dramix® would meet the high load capacity while reducing overall cost and time of construction."
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Ternium, Monterrey, MX

Dramix customer success - Ternium, Monterrey, MX

Ternium, Monterrey, MX

Demonstrating the long-term performance and durability of Dramix® steel fibers.
"Thanks to good technical discussions with the customer, Bekaert was able to convince all parties that Dramix® would meet the high load capacity while reducing overall cost and time of construction."

Prologis, Ciudad Juárez, MX

2 to 3 cm thinner slabs, same strength, same load-bearing capacity.
After analyzing various possibilities, the Prologis technical team, working closely with the general contractor, concluded that the ideal solution was jointless slabs made from Dramix® 4D steel fiber reinforced concrete. The advantages are numerous.
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Prologis, Ciudad Juárez, MX

Dramix customer success - Prologis, Ciudad Juárez, MX

Prologis, Ciudad Juárez, MX

2 to 3 cm thinner slabs, same strength, same load-bearing capacity.
After analyzing various possibilities, the Prologis technical team, working closely with the general contractor, concluded that the ideal solution was jointless slabs made from Dramix® 4D steel fiber reinforced concrete. The advantages are numerous.

Mondelez, Salina Victoria, MX

The difference Dramix® makes.
Compared to rebar, Dramix® requires less time, less equipment and less manpower to install, thus reducing construction time and costs. By efficiently preventing and controlling cracks, Dramix® significantly cuts maintenance costs in both the medium and long-term.
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Mondelez, Salina Victoria, MX

Dramix customer success - Mondelez, Salina Victoria, MX

Mondelez, Salina Victoria, MX

The difference Dramix® makes.
Compared to rebar, Dramix® requires less time, less equipment and less manpower to install, thus reducing construction time and costs. By efficiently preventing and controlling cracks, Dramix® significantly cuts maintenance costs in both the medium and long-term.

Shell, Louisiana, US

Reducing mat slab thickness.
"By reducing the mat slab thickness by one inch, significantly less concrete was needed, which ultimately cut the CO2 emissions associated with this construction project."
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Shell, Louisiana, US

Dramix customer success - Shell, Louisiana, US

Shell, Louisiana, US

Reducing mat slab thickness.
"By reducing the mat slab thickness by one inch, significantly less concrete was needed, which ultimately cut the CO2 emissions associated with this construction project."

Katoen Natie Formosa Plastics, Texas, US

A single reinforcement for interior & exterior floors.
"The solution proved less expensive than rebar, and was also quicker to install without interrupting nearby processes."
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Katoen Natie Formosa Plastics, Texas, US

Dramix customer success - Katoen Natie Formosa Plastics, Texas, US

Katoen Natie Formosa Plastics, Texas, US

A single reinforcement for interior & exterior floors.
"The solution proved less expensive than rebar, and was also quicker to install without interrupting nearby processes."

James Hardie, Alabama, US

Helping James Hardie enhance their sustainability credentials.
"By reducing slab thickness, less concrete was needed. This reduced the project’s environmental footprint and helped James Hardie enhance their sustainability credentials."
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James Hardie, Alabama, US

Dramix customer success - James Hardie, Alabama, US

James Hardie, Alabama, US

Helping James Hardie enhance their sustainability credentials.
"By reducing slab thickness, less concrete was needed. This reduced the project’s environmental footprint and helped James Hardie enhance their sustainability credentials."

Hyundai Motor, Alabama, US

Enabling production to start five days ahead of schedule.
"By eliminating rebar, the project was completed five days ahead of schedule. This was a significant advantage as it enabled production to start sooner than anticipated."
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Hyundai Motor, Alabama, US

Dramix customer success - Hyundai Motor, Alabama, US

Hyundai Motor, Alabama, US

Enabling production to start five days ahead of schedule.
"By eliminating rebar, the project was completed five days ahead of schedule. This was a significant advantage as it enabled production to start sooner than anticipated."

DHL, Virginia, US

Supporting DHL's ambitions to reduce its carbon footprint.
"This is because Dramix® makes it possible to reduce the thickness of the concrete floor and thus the quantities of cement, aggregates and water used, as well as the amount of steel needed."
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DHL, Virginia, US

Dramix customer success - DHL, Virginia, US

DHL, Virginia, US

Supporting DHL's ambitions to reduce its carbon footprint.
"This is because Dramix® makes it possible to reduce the thickness of the concrete floor and thus the quantities of cement, aggregates and water used, as well as the amount of steel needed."

Amazon, Georgia, US

No availability issues thanks to Bekaert's global supply chain.
"No problems with the availability of steel fibers were experienced. Bekaert purchases different grades of wire rod from steel mills from all around the world and works with a global network of suppliers."
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Amazon, Georgia, US

Dramix customer success - Amazon, Georgia, US

Amazon, Georgia, US

No availability issues thanks to Bekaert's global supply chain.
"No problems with the availability of steel fibers were experienced. Bekaert purchases different grades of wire rod from steel mills from all around the world and works with a global network of suppliers."

US Marine Corps, Georgia, US

Providing impact resistance of heavy dynamic loading (tanks).
"The Dramix steel fiber solution was chosen to replace the rebar because of cost and schedule savings, and its ability to provide superior crack control, impact resistance of heavy dynamic loading (tanks)."
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US Marine Corps, Georgia, US

Dramix customer success - US Marine Corps, Georgia, US

US Marine Corps, Georgia, US

Providing impact resistance of heavy dynamic loading (tanks).
"The Dramix steel fiber solution was chosen to replace the rebar because of cost and schedule savings, and its ability to provide superior crack control, impact resistance of heavy dynamic loading (tanks)."

Sierra, Ontario, CA

The project met all requirements & its construction was sped up
This Dramix® solution met the flatness, shrinkage, cracking and durability specifications. By limiting the use of rebar, the speed of construction was accelerated.
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Sierra, Ontario, CA

Dramix customer success - Sierra, Ontario, CA

Sierra, Ontario, CA

The project met all requirements & its construction was sped up
This Dramix® solution met the flatness, shrinkage, cracking and durability specifications. By limiting the use of rebar, the speed of construction was accelerated.

Linder, North Carolina, US

The ideal reinforcement solution for high impact resistance.
"Compared to rebar, Dramix® 3D improves the load bearing capacity of concrete, protecting it against cracking and fatigue. As a result, the floors are highly resistant to impact and abrasion. "
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Linder, North Carolina, US

Dramix customer success - Linder, North Carolina, US

Linder, North Carolina, US

The ideal reinforcement solution for high impact resistance.
"Compared to rebar, Dramix® 3D improves the load bearing capacity of concrete, protecting it against cracking and fatigue. As a result, the floors are highly resistant to impact and abrasion. "

Beedie, Ontario, CA

Using less steel: meeting production schedule and budget.
"Only 15 kg/m3 of Dramix® 4D 65/60 BG was needed which meant that less steel was used, allowing both the production schedule and budget to be met, while maintaining the high performance level of the floor."
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Beedie, Ontario, CA

Dramix customer success - Beedie, Ontario, CA

Beedie, Ontario, CA

Using less steel: meeting production schedule and budget.
"Only 15 kg/m3 of Dramix® 4D 65/60 BG was needed which meant that less steel was used, allowing both the production schedule and budget to be met, while maintaining the high performance level of the floor."

Anatolia Capital, Ontario, CA

A solution significantly less expensive than using rebar.
"By eliminating the installation of rebar, the speed of construction accelerated. The solution also proved to be significantly less expensive, as it allowed for a reduction in the thickness of the floor."
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Anatolia Capital, Ontario, CA

Dramix customer success - Anatolia Capital, Ontario, CA

Anatolia Capital, Ontario, CA

A solution significantly less expensive than using rebar.
"By eliminating the installation of rebar, the speed of construction accelerated. The solution also proved to be significantly less expensive, as it allowed for a reduction in the thickness of the floor."

HR Reit, Ontario, CA

Higher performing fibers for increased performance.
"By moving to Dramix® 4D steel fibers, the performance of the final floor was higher, making it suitable for the increased racking and loading requirements of the warehouse’s tenant. "
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HR Reit, Ontario, CA

Dramix customer success - HR Reit, Ontario, CA

HR Reit, Ontario, CA

Higher performing fibers for increased performance.
"By moving to Dramix® 4D steel fibers, the performance of the final floor was higher, making it suitable for the increased racking and loading requirements of the warehouse’s tenant. "

Congebec, Ontario, CA

Providing flexible steel fiber concrete reinforcement solutions.
"The Bekaert team worked closely with the engineer of record and the general contractor to come up with the required 25 different floor reinforcement solutions using Dramix® 4D 65/60 BG."
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Congebec, Ontario, CA

Dramix customer succes - Congebec, Ontario, CA

Congebec, Ontario, CA

Providing flexible steel fiber concrete reinforcement solutions.
"The Bekaert team worked closely with the engineer of record and the general contractor to come up with the required 25 different floor reinforcement solutions using Dramix® 4D 65/60 BG."

Canuck Express, Ontario, CA

Meeting the highest load-bearing requirements (heavy trucks).
"To ensure the floor could meet its use requirements, Dramix® 3D was replaced by Dramix® 4D 65/60 BG steel fiber. The resulting 7-inch concrete floor perfectly meets the high load-bearing requirements."
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Canuck Express, Ontario, CA

Dramix customer succes -Canuck Express, Ontario, CA

Canuck Express, Ontario, CA

Meeting the highest load-bearing requirements (heavy trucks).
"To ensure the floor could meet its use requirements, Dramix® 3D was replaced by Dramix® 4D 65/60 BG steel fiber. The resulting 7-inch concrete floor perfectly meets the high load-bearing requirements."

Purolator, Ontario, CA

Use of rebar reduced by 90%.
"Instead of using rebar throughout the facility, it was limited to isolated areas. This reduced the use of rebar by 90%, significantly reducing costs and enabling the concrete floor to be poured faster. "
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Purolator, Ontario, CA

Dramix customer succes - Purolator, Ontario, CA

Purolator, Ontario, CA

Use of rebar reduced by 90%.
"Instead of using rebar throughout the facility, it was limited to isolated areas. This reduced the use of rebar by 90%, significantly reducing costs and enabling the concrete floor to be poured faster. "

Corbec, Ontario, CA

Ensuring high impact and abrasion resistance.
"An optimized solution meeting the construction schedule for the 90,000 square foot building and ensuring the necessary high impact resistance and abrasion resistance. "
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Corbec, Ontario, CA

Dramix customer succes - Corbec, Ontario, CA

Corbec, Ontario, CA

Ensuring high impact and abrasion resistance.
"An optimized solution meeting the construction schedule for the 90,000 square foot building and ensuring the necessary high impact resistance and abrasion resistance. "

Bombardier, Ontario, CA

A 30% cost reduction for a floor on piles
The Bekaert team proposed replacing rebar with Dramix® 3D 65/60 BG steel fibers. This resulted in time savings and cost reductions, enabling Bombardier to achieve its sustainability objectives.
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Bombardier, Ontario, CA

Dramix customer succes - Bombardier, Ontario, CA

Bombardier, Ontario, CA

A 30% cost reduction for a floor on piles
The Bekaert team proposed replacing rebar with Dramix® 3D 65/60 BG steel fibers. This resulted in time savings and cost reductions, enabling Bombardier to achieve its sustainability objectives.

Steel fibers for every application

The Dramix® steel fiber concrete reinforcement range consists of three different fiber types, each featuring different tensile strength and anchor mechanism.

Dramix®Steel fibers
Dramix® 3D Products
Often imitated, never equaled
Dramix® 3D have become the reference in steel fiber reinforcement. Combining high performance, durability and ease-of-use, 3D provides you with a time-saving and cost-efficient alternative to traditional concrete reinforcement solutions.
Dramix®Steel fibers
Dramix® 4D Products
Highest serviceability
Dramix® 4D is used for optimal serviceability. Tensile strength and anchorage are engineered to create durable and liquid-tight structures. Ideal for applications where steel fibres are combined with traditional reinforcement.
Dramix®Steel fibers
Dramix® 5D Products
Unseen levels of performance
The Dramix® 5D series provides you with the ultimate in performance, thanks to a unique combination of a perfectly shaped hook, a high ductility wire, and extreme tensile strength.
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Construction and COVID-19

How can construction projects keep up productivity in the wake of COVID-19? This video explains how using Dramix® steel fiber reinforcement helps construction sites comply with new working guidelines and keep moving forward in these challenging times.

Dramix® - Reinforcing the future

The Dramix® range of products is taking steel fiber reinforced concrete to a whole new level. Stronger, safer, and more durable. And even more convenient to use. But most of all, opening up a new world of possibilities for your project.

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