Solutions for Force Protection Applications
Owners of critical infrastructure are faced with protecting structures from a variety of natural and man-made threats that create a need for force protection and blast resistance. Many different approaches, designs, and materials are available to enhance the resistance of infrastructure to various threats.
Given the highly specialized nature of these solutions, STRUCTURAL, a licensee of STRUCTURAL TECHNOLOGIES’ engineered products and services, can assist owners, engineers, and contracting partners in the development and implementation of value-added structural upgrade and force protection solutions. We utilize stringent technical guidelines and project-specific quality control processes to provide value-added structural upgrade and force protection solutions. Whether it is one, or a combination of several systems working together, we have experience installing a variety of systems, including:
- Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composite Systems
- Enlargement and Overlay Systems
- Internal and External Post-Tensioning Systems
- Supplemental Steel Systems
Our Commitment to Safety & Preplanning
STRUCTURAL’s project management and field personnel carefully preplan every project. Our crews address all areas of concern during project pre-planning, including safety, constructability, budgeting, scheduling, and phasing as it relates to optimizing efficiency and potential disruption to ongoing operations.
STRUCTURAL crews have the manpower to complete projects under the tightest schedules, or adjust and phase work to create work schedules that minimize disruption.
Force Protection Products & Design Support
Because of the complexity of blast assessment and force protection design and construction, owners, design firms, and contractors need resources that can provide comprehensive solution building capabilities.
STRUCTURAL can deliver customized, cost-effective, total solutions for force protection through the combination of our repair and maintenance services, the product and engineering support services of STRUCTURAL TECHNOLOGIES, and the specialized design and modeling capabilities of our blast consulting partners. Together, this team can help clients to develop, budget, and implement solutions to meet difficult force protection challenges.
Whether it is one, or a combination of several systems working together, STRUCTURAL has extensive experience in efficiently installing the force protection solutions and proprietary products offered by STRUCTURAL TECHNOLOGIES, including:
- DUCON® Micro-Reinforced Concrete
- V-Wrap™ Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP)
- Tstrata Section Enlargements™
- Bridge Armor Protection