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Basically, GFRC is an ultra-strong composite made of Portland cement infused with randomly dispersed glass fibers that reinforce the concrete and increase its load-bearing capacity.
Some design considerations that may affect the cost of GFRC used in your project: The amount of detail. Number of repetitive pieces of glass fiber reinforcedconcrete. (Numerous casts of a GFRC shapes are more economical per piece, than one-time only … Continue reading
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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
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.
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
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