Forton® VF-774

Forton® VF-774

Acrylic Co-Polymer For Use In GFRC

Forton® VF-774

Forton® VF-774 is an all acrylic, co-polymer dispersion (51% solids) specifically formulated for the GFRC production process. VF-774 is UV stable. It is further formulated to be stable and durable in the high pH Portland cement-based GFRC composite. Forton® VF-774 is the world-wide standard concrete additive for making lightweight GFRC, Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete, panels. It is recognized by the PCI as the only polymer supported with a 20 year durability study.

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Forton® VF-774

Additive for GFRC

Forton® VF-774

Forton® VF-774

Additive for GFRC

All acrylic, co-polymer dispersion (51% solids) specifically formulated for the GFRC production process. VF‑774 is UV stable. It is further formulated to be stable and durable in the high pH Portland cement-based GFRC composite. Durability of the GFRC composite, especially the maintenance of the long-term flexural strain to failure property, i.e. ductility of the composite is based on a 20 year independent test program. PCI Compliance with Appendix G of MNL 130, the Manual for Quality Control for Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete Products from the PCI for the elimination of the seven day wet cure.

VF-774 Benefits Include

VF-774 Benefits Include

VF-774 Benefits Include

  • Improved workability.
  • Easy spraying of vertical surfaces.
  • Complete dispersion of iron oxide pigments.
  • UV stability of the Forton® polymer.
  • Hard cured face mixes.
  • Tighter, denser cured product.
  • Elimination of crazing and spider cracking.
PCI Compliant PCI Compliant
Gram Scale Required Gram Scale Required
UV Resistant UV Resistant

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 Forton® VF-774 Polymer Additive System for GFRC

VIDEOS and GALLERIES

Step-by-Step How-To Articles

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Building a Concrete Bar Using GFRC Panels ‑ Episode 3

Building a Concrete Bar Using GFRC Panels ‑ Episode 3

Learn how to make unique edge molds for concrete countertops using TASK 16 urethane rubber.

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Building a Concrete Bar Using GFRC Panels - Episode 2

Building a Concrete Bar Using GFRC Panels - Episode 2

Learn how to make an outdoor bar and pergola, using Art Deco GFRC panels.

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Building a Concrete Bar Using GFRC Panels - Episode 1

Building a Concrete Bar Using GFRC Panels - Episode 1

Learn how to make Art Deco concrete panels from model design to casting pigmented GFRC.

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Making Custom Concrete Countertops using GFRC

Making Custom Concrete Countertops using GFRC

Learn how to make extremely strong concrete countertops with Forton® VF-774

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Making Decorative GFRC Panels from a Jungle Tree Trunk

Making Decorative GFRC Panels from a Jungle Tree Trunk

"Taller de Prefabricados" invited us to their facilities to film their mold making process

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How to Make a Concrete and Epoxy Lagoon Aquarium Table

How to Make a Concrete and Epoxy Lagoon Aquarium Table

Learn how to use concrete in combination with clear epoxy resin to create an aquarium table.

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Shop Projects - Making a Concrete Utility Sink

Shop Projects - Making a Concrete Utility Sink

In this video we show you how we made a concrete utility sink for our shop using Forton® VF-774.

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Creating a Rebound™ 25 Mold to Cast a GFRC Banyan Tree

Creating a Rebound™ 25 Mold to Cast a GFRC Banyan Tree

Pretecno engineer Jose Hormiga developed a way to bring an organic feel to some of the company's latest building projects.

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How to Make a Custom Concrete Fountain

How to Make a Custom Concrete Fountain

Learn how to make a concrete fountain that looks just like sand using Mold Star® 16 silicone rubber.

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Creating a GFRC Architectural Cornice

Creating a GFRC Architectural Cornice

GFRC Cladding Systems shows how to create a spray-up cladding cornice.

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Creating an Angular GFRC Architectural Panel

Creating an Angular GFRC Architectural Panel

GFRC Cladding Systems creates angular panels to be installed on a building in Miami's design district.

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How To Spray GFRC To Create a Showroom Kiosk

How To Spray GFRC To Create a Showroom Kiosk

In this video we show the step-by-step process for creating a sales desk kiosk with a custom textured surface using GFRC enhanced with Forton® VF-774.

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Creating a GFRC Lounge Chair Using Rebound™ 25 Silicone Rubber

Creating a GFRC Lounge Chair Using Rebound™ 25 Silicone Rubber

Using Rebound™ 25 mold rubber, OBRaTUR, S.A. has created a line of GFRC furniture that is hurricane proof.

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Casting a Concrete Fence Which Exhibits Detail Never Seen Before

Casting a Concrete Fence Which Exhibits Detail Never Seen Before

Unique mold making process quickly generates 11,880 lightweight concrete panels...

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Creating a GFRC Table using Rebound™ 25 Silicone Rubber

Creating a GFRC Table using Rebound™ 25 Silicone Rubber

Creating a GFRC table design employs the root of a Royal Poinciana tree recovered from a hurricane.

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Make a Mold of a Leaf for Casting Concrete

Make a Mold of a Leaf for Casting Concrete

Make a mold of a rhubarb leaf using Rebound® 25 silicone rubber

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GFRC Explained - Learn the Basics of GFRC

GFRC Explained - Learn the Basics of GFRC

We explain the different components, mix designs and the proper techniques needed to create high-quality GFRC

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What Have Other People Done With These Products?

FORTON VF-774 GFRC Projects by Formglas Products Ltd.

FORTON VF-774 GFRC Projects by Formglas Products Ltd.

With a 5 decade history, Formglas creates custom fabricated solutions for precision-engineered and sustainable architectural products.

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FORTON VF-774 GFRC Projects by Walters & Wolf Precast.

FORTON VF-774 GFRC Projects by Walters & Wolf Precast.

Walters & Wolf is a West-Coast leader in premier cladding services.

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FORTON VF-774 GFRC Projects by Willis Construction Co. Inc.

FORTON VF-774 GFRC Projects by Willis Construction Co. Inc.

Willis Construction is one of the leading Architectural Precast Concrete manufacturers and installers in the Western United States.

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Romanform Studio Creates Concrete Water Features

Romanform Studio Creates Concrete Water Features

Meet Dan, the owner and operator of Romanform Studio, based out of Arvada Colorado.

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