Topic: FRP rebar

GatorBar Approved onto Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) New Products Evaluation List!
AHMEEK, Michigan – Neuvokas Corp, the leading composite rebar manufacturer, is excited and proud to announce that GatorBar® has received approved evaluation status from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and has been placed on its New Products Evaluation List (NPEL) effective June 2,...
GatorBar Receives Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Product Approval!
AHMEEK, Michigan – Neuvokas Corp, the leading composite rebar manufacturer, is excited to announce that it has received approval from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) as an approved product. Matt Kero, Neuvokas Vice President of Engineering said, “We are very pleased to receive this...
Intermountain Marketing Group to Represent GatorBar!
AHMEEK, Michigan – Neuvokas Corp, the leading composite rebar manufacturer, is excited to announce it has engaged Intermountain Marketing Group, a manufacturer’s representative agency specializing in construction supply markets, to represent GatorBar sales in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Clark...
Expanding GatorBar’s® Sphere with Sphere 1!
Ahmeek, Michigan – Neuvokas Corporation, the creator of GatorBar®, has been transforming industry perceptions and demand for composite rebar utilization for over eight years. Since its modest beginnings in 2013, over 120,000,000 feet of GatorBar® has been installed across the United States and...
Ridgway and Associates to Represent GatorBar
AHMEEK, Michigan – Neuvokas Corp, a leading composite rebar manufacturer, is excited to announce it has engaged Ridgway and Associates, a manufacturer’s representative agency specializing in construction supply markets, to represent GatorBar sales in Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. Ken Keranen,...
Why GatorBar® and Why Now...Price, Performance & Availability!
Ahmeek, Michigan – Neuvokas Corporation, the manufacturer of GatorBar®, has been transforming industry perceptions and demand for composite rebar utilization for over seven years. GatorBar® is driving use within market segments where steel rebar previously had been the only considered reinforcement...
GatorBar®: ICC Report Issued!
Neuvokas Corp, Ahmeek, Michigan – GatorBar® is proud to announce it has received the composite rebar industry’s first ICC-ES report, ESR-4526, for structural applications! International Code Council ICC-ES evaluation reports certify, in conjunction with independent, international accredited,...
2021 World of Concrete
AHMEEK, Michigan – Neuvokas Corp, a leading composite rebar manufacturer, will not be attending this coming World of Concrete industry trade show rescheduled for June 2021 in Las Vegas, NV. Ken Keranen, Neuvokas COO said, “As much as we enjoy and benefit from participation in World of Concrete, we...
Covering Force Sales Agency to Represent GatorBar!
AHMEEK, Michigan – Neuvokas Corp, a leading composite rebar manufacturer, is excited to announce it has engaged Covering Force Sales, a manufacturer’s representative agency specializing in construction supply markets, to represent GatorBar sales in Florida, Georgia and North and South Carolina...
Hannah Sales Company Signs on to Represent GatorBar!
AHMEEK, Michigan – Neuvokas Corp, a leading composite rebar manufacturer, is proud to announce it has engaged Hannah Sales Company, a manufacturer’s representative agency specializing in the construction supply, rental, industrial and safety markets, to represent GatorBar sales in the states of...
GatorBar Health Benefits
GatorBar leads to: Reduced cost of workers’ com because it is easier on worker's backs Happier, more productive employees Better end-customer impression With GatorBar, you can look forward to less down-time, more productive up-time, and reduced workers comp. GatorBar #3 Composite Rebar is seven...
Transportation Cost Savings
GatorBar Benefits Transport on a pickup truck rack 7x lighter than steel No extra trailer for the rebar Feel the Savings GatorBar low-cost, composite rebar is seven times lighter than traditional #4 steel rebar. Contractors and concrete delivery service teams can transport the rebar on pickup truck...
JULY '16 REVIEW: GATORBAR BEING TESTED IN RAMMED EARTH & TILT-UP APPLICATIONS & A FEATURED PROJECT
I hope you all appreciated your freedom and experienced your fair share of fireworks for Independence Day. The fact that we get to wake up every day and decide how we want to spend our life is pretty awesome. We often lose sight of how wonderful it is to be free when the media is a constant outpour...
THE HALLS RIVER PROJECT: A WIN FOR FRP COMPOSITES IN THE U.S.
Steel reinforced concrete is known to be the most tried and true method of construction. We have tried it for over 100 years and found that one thing remains true: embedded steel will corrode, causing early failure of the concrete around it. Contrary to what you see in the media, the US isn’t very...
NON-CONDUCTIVE REINFORCEMENT SPECIFIED TO REDUCE PROBLEMS CAUSED BY STRAY VOLTAGE
A customer recently used GatorBar™ to fulfill a building specification for a milking parlor on a dairy farm. The concrete reinforcement was to be non-conductive to help reduce stray voltage. This intrigued us, so we did a little digging... Stray current is a phenomenon that occurs on modern farms...
100 YEARS OF PRACTICE DOESN’T MAKE PERFECT: TOP 3 REASONS TO CONSIDER FRP REINFORCEMENT OVER STEEL
FRP rebar has been around for decades, but has been used very seldom in comparison to “good ol’ steel” rebar. Lately, advancements in the composites industry are bringing the price point for such materials down, and there has never been a better time to start considering this alternative material...
FRP VS. STEEL STRESS STRAIN CURVE- THE ELASTIC BEHAVIOR OF FRP REBAR
So how does FRP rebar differ from steel rebar? In the previous video we mentioned that FRP rebar is five times less stiff than steel, or FRP has a modulus of elasticity that is five times less than that of steel. This being said, we have to remember that steel and FRP are different materials,...
WHAT IS FRP REBAR?
In this series, we are going to cover some frequently asked questions we hear when we introduce our product, GatorBar , to anyone new. The first and most basic question is the obvious one. What is FRP rebar? While it may surprise you FRP rebar has been with great success for over thirty years, and...
Gatorbar & DPR Construction

Brandon Liming

General Superintendent, DPR Construction

“With #3 GatorBar we were able to make guide pins to help us place our forms more accurately, while eliminating the concern about corrosion.  The pins will be close to the outside of the wall, and in a corrosive marine environment, like Galveston, it’s nice to have this option.”