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The iconic crossed-sword design tower in Qatar

The iconic crossed-sword design tower in Qatar

With a unique architectural design inspired by the crossed scimitar swords of the country’s seal, the Katara Towers are set to become the future hospitality landmark of Doha, Qatar.

These 36-story twin arched towers will consist of a luxurious five-star hotel, the first six-star hotel in the country, and private residences.

A man-made satellite beach-front island will complement the project, housing luxury entertainment and recreational facilities.

For this iconic project, Dextra was entrusted with the reinforcement of the concrete structures using 300,000 Bartec rebar couplers.

The couplers were applied inside foundations, columns and core walls to swiftly connect reinforcement bars of various diameters.

Bartec is a parallel-thread rebar coupler that connects two bars in a 3-step process, including the cold-forged enlargement of the bar before the threading.

This patented process guarantees a very high tensile strength, and a bar-break performance.

The tower’s completion is expected in 2021, becoming a focal point for travelers during the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

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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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