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BarForce® by Bedford Technology

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Need an Commercial-Grade Product for Your Building Projects?

BarForce® by Bedford Technology provides a durable and strong alternative to traditional wood and is your go-to solution for any projects requiring heavy-duty building material. This product is reinforced with fiberglass polymer rebar and is ideal for structural applications where increased joist and beam capabilities are needed with respect to spans and heavy loads. This product is engineered to suit your specific project requirements, comes in a variety of sizes and colors and will hold up in extreme environments.

 

Engineered to be Your Go-To Solution

Hard Tool is the process in which this product is manufactured, but it also describes the end-product: an ultra-strong material that can be used for heavy-duty applications. If you’re in need of increased dimensional stability, BarForce® by Bedford Technology is the solution you’ve been looking for.

 

Advantages of BarForce® by Bedford Technology Structural Plastic Lumber

Manufactured as a high-strength structural product, BarForce® by Bedford Technology is well-suited for exterior applications where increased support or load bearing is required. Traditional wood timbers will break down over time and can splinter or rot; this is caused by heavy weight or high moisture levels. BarForce® by Bedford Technology is resistant to moisture, marine borers, termites, fungus, salt and oils, so the need to replace the product from any of these elements is nonexistent. If your project is installed anywhere near water, dirt, or has exposure to Mother Nature, you can feel secure knowing that our product will not break down or need to be replaced due to these elements.

BarForce® by Bedford Technology is available in over ten color options and numerous profile sizes and shapes. To ensure that the color doesn’t fade, UV inhibitors are added at the time of manufacture which protects the plastic material from ultraviolet light degradation.

 

In-House Manufacturing

BarForce® by Bedford Technology is manufactured in the United States, and the fiberglass polymer rebar added to the plastic lumber is produced in-house. The main advantages to this process are quality control, project flexibility and adaptation. Innovation is one of our core values. With an in-house engineering team, we have the ability to test our products so that the end-consumer receives a high-quality product that is suited for their specific application.

Another benefit of having all components of this product line engineered in-house is being able to regulate the quality standard. We control the quality, and we test our products against 7 ASTM standards including: Flexural Properties of Reinforced Plastic Lumber and Related Products and Compressive Properties of Plastic Lumber and Shapes, to ensure that it is top notch quality.

 

Common Applications

  • Retaining Walls
  • Pedestrian & Utility Bridges
  • Bridge Protection Systems
  • Wales & Piles
  • Cribbing

 

Downloads:

Cutting & Drilling Recommendations
FiberForce® & BarForce® Plastic Material Properties & Technical Data
BarForce® Technical Manual
BarForce® Sizes
Technical Design Guide & Terminology
BarForce® Warranty

 

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