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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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What is GRFC and why are so many builders and designers using it?

What is GRFC and why are so many builders and designers using it? Glass fiber reinforced concrete is an engineered material that contains cement, polymers, and glass fibers that are ingrained in the cementious matrix. The properties are influenced by … Continue reading

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GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) for the newbie

GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) for the newbie I had been hearing a lot about this product, GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) which is an application for exterior finishes for homes and businesses. I thought it was new to the … Continue reading

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World of Concrete 2011

World of Concrete 2011 – Las Vegas Convention Center – Jan. 17-21 2011 The World of Concrete is coming to the Convention Center. The World of Concrete holds the annual event in Las Vegas in January between the 17th and … Continue reading

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Glass Fiber Reinforced (GFRC) Concrete Strength

Glass Fiber Reinforced (GFRC) Concrete Strength As an engineered material, the properties of GFRC can vary depending upon mix design, glass content and production methods. Glass fiber used in quality GFRC has a higher tensile strength than steel. As a general … Continue reading

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Why GFRC Construction of Michigan GFRC is Better

Why GFRC Construction of Michigan GFRC is Better GFRC is a composite of cement, glass fibers, aggregates and polymers. GFRC Construction is working directly with Mike Cavanaugh, Gulfstream Manufacturing Group, Inc. who helped pioneered the design and production of glass … Continue reading

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GFRC (glass fiber reinforced concrete) Sandwich Panels

GFRC Sandwich Panels A GFRC (glass fibe reinforced concrete) sandwich panel is a composite of three or more materials bonded together to form a structural panel. It takes advantage of the shear strength of a low density core material and the … Continue reading

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GFRC Laminates- glass fiber reinforced concrete

GFRC Laminates The most common form in which fiber-reinforced (GFRC) composites are used in structural application is called a laminate. It is obtained by stacking a number of thin layers of fibers and matrix and consolidating them into the desired thickness. The … Continue reading

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Why are Contractors and Designers going with GFRC

Why are Contractors, Architects and Designers going with GFRC? There are plenty of reasons you should consider using GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) when considering a material that is light, strong, weather resistant, attractive and fire retardant material is required. … Continue reading

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