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Guggenheim Museum

Guggenheim Museum

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi is a museum of modern and contemporary art, located in Saadiyat Island cultural district in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. As this awe-inspiring museum took shape, numerous challenges needed to be overcome, and Dextra provided crucial reinforcements to the structure, ensuring its stability, durability, and overall success. We supplied an astounding 140,000 Bartec couplers, 30,000 RepairGrip couplers, 50 tons of Geotec rock bolts, and 199 sets of DCP anchors, contributing significantly to the construction of this iconic masterpiece.

Strengthening the Structure with Bartec Couplers:

The Guggenheim Abu Dhabi stands tall and proud, thanks to the reinforcement provided by Dextra’s Bartec couplers. With a supply of 140,000 Bartec couplers, Dextra ensured that the concrete reinforcement in the structure remained robust and resilient. These couplers provide a reliable mechanical connection between reinforcing bars, enhancing the overall strength of the structure.

Seamless Rebar Connection with RepairGrip Couplers:

The use of 30,000 RepairGrip couplers helps connect rebars with no prepared threads, ensuring a seamless connection of rebars and minimizing the risk of structural failure.

Stabilizing Rocks with Geotec Rock Bolts:

In addition to the couplers, Dextra provided 50 tons of Geotec rock bolts to stabilize the rocks surrounding the museum. These rock bolts serve as critical anchors, reinforcing the natural formations and enhancing their stability. By utilizing them, the construction team effectively mitigated the geological risks associated with the site, ensuring a secure foundation for the museum.

Retaining the Seawall with DCP Anchors:

The museum, standing gracefully on the shores, required robust seawall retention, and Dextra’s DCP anchors provided the ideal solution. With the supply of 199 sets of DCP anchors, the seawall was reinforced and secured effectively. The anchors offer reliable and efficient retaining solutions for coastal structures, providing stability in the face of dynamic forces such as waves and tides.

Upon completion, it is planned to be the largest of the Guggenheim museums.

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At every moment of your customer journey, Dextra teams dedicate themselves to the production of smart construction solutions that allow our customers to reach higher productivity and safety levels on their construction sites.

Dextra holds physical stocks on several continents, complemented in each country by the local inventories of our distributors. With this extended network, Dextra makes sure our products are always at reach no matter where our partners are.

For solutions that require to be customized, Dextra can also go beyond our standard delivery times and offer accelerated delivery schemes. Consult us for more information.

From 3 major industrial sites located in Bangkok (Thailand), Guangzhou (China), and Pune (India), Dextra completely owns its manufacturing facilities and processes. This allows us to have complete control over the timing of our operations and the quality of the solutions produced.

An independently accredited material testing laboratory, accredited to ISO-IEC17025, is located at Dextra’s main Bangkok factory, allowing the testing of material and products.

Dextra aims to supply products that exceed the most demanding international technical approvals and it is our goal to create maximum customer satisfaction by complying with our clients’ needs and specified requirements.

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