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GFRC breaks into the Michigan Market

I had been hearing a lot about this product, GFRC which is an application for exterior finishes for homes and businesses. I thought it was new to the building industry but apparently it was only new to me. It has … 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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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 (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) Face Coat

GFRC Face Coat GFRC can be produced in a vast array of colors or textures that can resemble limestone or match traditional grey precast (this would be considered a standard face coat). However, the latest technology in pigments will allow darker or … 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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GFRC – Precast Concrete and The Green Movement

GFRC – Precast Concrete and The Green Movement GFRC and ‘Green Building’ The GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) materials are themselves easy on the environment. For more information please visit: GFRC and The Green Movement: http://www.gfrcconstruction.com/category/green-building-2/

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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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The C-SIP Building Solution using GFRC

The C-SIP Building Solution using GFRC: Remarkably simple, C-SIP using GFRC has only two parts. An EPS core that can range in thickness from 100mm to 400mm, depending on design and insulation needs, and a 8mm to15mm thick coating of GFRC … 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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