Monthly Archives: August 2010

GFRC Fire Testing Video

GFRC Fire Testing Video It will not burn (Click here for GFRC Fire Rating Results)

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GFRC vs EIFS

Why you would choose GFRC for your next project. Strength GFRC – A typical mix with 5% glass fiber has a compressive strength of 6,000 to 8,000 psi. EIFS – Typically has a compressive strength of 15 psi GFRC is 400 – … Continue reading

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Advantages of GFRC for Green Building

Advantages of GFRC for Green Building GFRC has low toxicity raw materials: Cement, sand, glass fibers and water Durable, long lasting materials reduce replacement, maintenance and repair GFRC can be supplied prefinished to eliminate VOC’s during painting GFRC is non-combustible … Continue reading

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GFRC Fire Preformance

GFRC meets or exceeds the requirement of Class I Flame Spread Classification under the Uniform Fire Code. Flame Spread Index is 0 and Smoke Developed Index is less than 20 (primarily water vapor) when tested per ASTM E, 84-01 “Standard Test Method for … Continue reading

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GFRC Typical Uses

Typical Uses of GFRC Include: • Columns and Column Covers • Domes • Decorative Ceiling Panels • Complex details, double curves or shapes • Sculpture • Moldings • Light Coves GFRC Construction, Inc.

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GFRC Material Specifications

GFRC Material Specifications Cement Type I, white Portland Cement of one type, brand, source, and lot throughout entire project, and meeting requirements of ASTM C150 “Specification for Portland Cement.” Fine Aggregate Fine, clean, dry sand, able to pass a No.16 … Continue reading

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Information on GFRC to be formated

Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete, GFRC »GFRC has superior fire retardant properties. »GFRC is lightweight »GFRC can replicate granite, limestone, cast stone or other hard to use materials Composition – GFRC is composed of: »»Concrete- Portland cement »»Aggregates – Selected crushed … Continue reading

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GFRC : What is GFRC?

GFRC Construction, Inc. What is GFRC ? Glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC), also called GRC or FRC, is a cementitious, composite material, cast in thin shell shapes for use in construction consisting of Portland cement, aggregate, water, alkali-resistant glass fibers, … Continue reading

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