SINTA® F Fibers, SINTA® M Fibers and SINTA® FDS

Control early-age plastic shrinkage with synthetic microfibers.

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Maximum strength with maximum dispersion.

Where fibers are concerned, the rate and consistency at which they're delivered into concrete is very important. SINTA® F Fibers can be specified wherever contractors need to reduce early-age plastic shrinkage cracking, lower permeability, increase durability and more. The SINTA® FDS is an innovative fluid dispensing system that delivers the microfibers efficiently at the batching plant.

Documents

SINTA® Product Documents

Product Name Product Data Sheet
SINTA® F19 Synthetic Fibers
Product Data Sheet
SINTA® F38
Product Data Sheet
SINTA® FDS2219 Synthetic Fiber, Fluid Delivery System
Product Data Sheet
SINTA® M2219 Synthetic Fibers
Product Data Sheet
SINTA® M3019 Synthetic Fibers
Product Data Sheet

Safety Data Sheets

Product Name PDF
SD2835 SINTA F Safety Data Sheet
SD2835 SINTA M Safety Data Sheet
SD2837 SINTA FDS Safety Data Sheet
Products & Accessories

Products

  • Product Name
  • Description
  • Key Benefits
  • Applications Type
SINTA® F19 Synthetic Fibers
Description

SINTA® F19 synthetic fibers for concrete, are manufactured from 100% virgin polypropylene in collated, fibrillated form.

Key Benefits
  • Protects concrete when tensile strength is at its lowest, reducing the formation of plastic shrinkage cracking.
  • Enhances impact and toughness properties.
  • Easy to mix and fast to disperse.
Application Type

SINTA® F19 may be used in any application where decreased plastic shrinkage cracking and improved durability are desired.

SINTA® F38
Description

SINTA™ F38 (formerly Grace Fibers™) are synthetic fibers for concrete, manufactured from 100% virgin polypropylene in collated, fibrillated form.

Key Benefits
  • Reduces plastic shrinkage cracking
  • Protects concrete from stresses
  • Provides cost effective control of plastic shrinkage
  • Provides overall higher quality of concrete
Application Type

SINTA™ F38 may be used in any application where decreased plastic shrinkage cracking and improved durability are desired.

SINTA® FDS2219 Synthetic Fiber, Fluid Delivery System
Description

SINTA® FDS2219 is a fluid delivery system that contains SINTA M2219—a synthetic micro-monofilament polypropylene fiber for concrete plastic shrinkage control.

Key Benefits
  • Protects concrete when tensile strength is at its lowest, reducing the formation of plastic shrinkage cracking.
  • Enhances impact and toughness properties.
  • Easy to mix and fast to disperse.
Application Type

SINTA® FDS2219 fluid delivery system is used in the concrete batching plant for automated addition of fibers into concrete.

SINTA® M2219 Synthetic Fibers
Description

SINTA® M2219 is a synthetic fiber for concrete, manufactured from 100% virgin polypropylene in a micro-monofilament form.

Key Benefits
  • Protects concrete when tensile strength is at its lowest, reducing the formation of plastic shrinkage cracking.
  • Enhances impact and toughness properties.
  • Easy to mix and fast to disperse.
Application Type

SINTA® M2219 may be used in any application where decreased plastic shrinkage cracking and improved durability are desired.

SINTA® M3019 Synthetic Fibers
Description

SINTA® M3019 are synthetic micro fibers for concrete made from 100% virgin polypropylene in a monofilament form.

Key Benefits
  • Protects concrete when tensile strength is at its lowest, reducing the formation of plastic shrinkage cracking.
  • Enhances impact and toughness properties.
  • Easy to mix and fast to disperse.
Application Type

SINTA® M3019 may be used in any application where decreased plastic shrinkage cracking and improved durability are desired.

Overview

Where to use SINTA® F Fibers

SINTA® F Fibers may be used in any application where designers, contractors or producers want decreased cracking due to plastic settlement. These microfibers help to lower permeability. In addition, SINTA® F, SINTA® M or SINTA® FDS microfibers increase concrete cohesiveness, which enables contractors to place concrete on steep inclines and in slipform without tremendous difficulty. Applications where synthetic microfibers can be used include slabs on grade, overlays, sloped walls, pools, shotcrete, stucco, tunnels, precast and prestressed products.

What are the advantages of SINTA® F Fibers?

Use of SINTA® F Fibers reinforces a fresh concrete mixture while its tensile strength is weakest by mechanically locking into the concrete matrix. Plastic shrinkage cracking and permeability are both reduced. At the same time, SINTA™ F Fibers increase impact, abrasion, shatter and fire-spalling resistance of the concrete. Taken together, these improvements produce higher-quality and higher-durability concrete over the lifetime of a structure.

Product Spotlight: SINTA® FDS

The SINTA® FDS is a fluid delivery system containing microfibers that automates their dispensation into concrete. SINTA® FDS guarantees both a measured dose of MicroFibers and a uniform dispersion throughout the concrete matrix. By treating MicroFibers like an admixture, it can be assured and documented in the batch like any other material. Automating dispensation improves productivity and safety at the ready mix plant, and in hands-on trials results in both easier concrete handling during a pour and a smoother finish.

SINTA® F Fibers and SINTA® FDS are compatible with all other our admixtures. Producers can achieve amazing strength, flexibility, and finishability by using SINTA® F Fibers products in combination with superplasticizers such as ADVA®. For more information on how to achieve your optimal mix design, contact GCP today.

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