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GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) Specifications and Technical information.

Have GFRC Construction Quote your Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete Project

Have GFRC Construction Quote your Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete Project Call 1-888-407-7030 for GFRC quote Direct line 586-382-4646 Any drawings should also be sent to info@www.gfrcconstruction.com. Things to include are: location of job, exact description of what you would like … Continue reading

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Shipping GFRC | Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete | vs precast concrete

Shipping GFRC GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) is much easier and less expensive than traditional precast concrete. Since GFRC weighs a fraction of the traditional concrete it is much cheaper and easier to handle. If an item cast from traditional … Continue reading

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reinforcement concrete – tech

I found this on the internet on some random forum. I just had to post it as it has a ton of great info in here. CBD-223. Fibre-Reinforced Concrete Originally published April 1982. J.J. Beaudoin Concrete lends itself to a variety … Continue reading

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GFRC, MSDS – Material Safety Data Sheet

GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete), MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) Product name: Alkali Resistant Glass Fiber Product pdf Continuous glass fiber products are articles under EU regulation (REACH), US regulation (TSCA) and Japanese Regulation and therefore, no MSDS is legally required. GFA … Continue reading

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GFRC PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

GFRC PHYSICAL PROPERTIES: GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) 1. Glass fiber = 5-6% by weight 2. Shell thickness = 3/8″ nominal 3. Weight = 4 Ibs./ft. ± 4. Density = 115.7 Ibs./ft. 3 5. Finish = smooth 6. Tensile strength … Continue reading

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Benefits of GFRC – Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Benefits of GFRC There are lots of good reasons to use GFRC for thin sections of concrete: Lighter weight: With GFRC, concrete can be cast in thinner sections and is therefore as much as 75% lighter than similar pieces cast … Continue reading

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GFRC and Building Codes

GFRC and Building Codes GFRC is covered in section 1903.11 of the Uniform Building Code (49); ICBO’s Evaluation Report ER-4359(49) Section 1406.3 of the National Building Code (87) Section 1910 of the Standard Building Code (88) Table 719.1(2) items 15-1.10 … Continue reading

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How GFRC panels are installed

How GFRC panels are installed GFRC cladding panels are erected on site by teams trained in safe handling and installation. The lighter weight of the panels makes installation simpler and faster. Often, GFRC panel installation can take place without the need for an external scaffolding. With proper … Continue reading

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Weight of GFRC per square foot

Weight of GFRC per square foot GFRC (glass fiber reinforced concrete) weighs between 6 and 14 lbs per square foot vs. 70 to 80 lbs for a 6” precast concrete panel. The benefits of weight savings with GFRC can include: Less … Continue reading

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Characteristic properties of a GFRC/EPS structure

Characteristic properties of a GFRC/EPS structure By applying this light weight composite material (GFRC/EPS) walls, ceilings, floors, beams and columns, arobust and sustainable building structure is achieved. These materials combined form an incrediblystrong bond that is lightweight and yet withstands … Continue reading

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