Fiberglass and Composite Rebar Licensing
The fiberglass rebar market continues to grow in 2020 and beyond. Major drivers of growth for this market are an increase in new transportation construction and growth in commercial and residential construction. This also includes marine structures and waterfronts.A large opportunity exists in the North American Market with over a quarter of bridges needing to be rebuilt or restructured. In fact, the amount of deficient bridges is almost 55,000 in the United States alone, according to the Federal Highway Administration. As urban cities continue to grow, parking garages another application that uses fiberglass rebar are needed to be built for residents and shopping centers. The Globe and Mail speaks on the future of parking lots.
There are options when it comes to rebar to use in applications. Steel, epoxy coated, and fiberglass is among the main contenders. TUF-BAR™ fiberglass rebar products are ideal for a variety of concrete applications, especially because of the no susceptibility to corrosion and harsh environmental conditions. It also has double the amount of tensile strength and is a quarter of the eight of steel.
When it comes to distributing fiberglass there is a reduction in costs by cutting down on the use of labor, decreased installation charges, reduced need for maintenance, and the product itself has a longer lifespan than many medals.
A licensing opportunity exists to produce fiberglass rebar through the TUF-BAR™ licensing program. This is a Turn-key operation that includes state-of-the-art equipment, ISO ready procedures, training, and patented technology to produce fiberglass rebar. An extensive amount of design codes apply to GFRP rebar as it differs from steel rebar. Licensing a fiberglass rebar business for distribution covers all design codes from the United States to Canada and International guidelines.
TUF-BAR™ uses a lean manufacturing process with a highly automated system to create optimal efficiency. To learn more about this opportunity, licensing and our fiberglass rebar producing machines contact us today.