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Choosing the thickness of GFRC on your CSIP project

GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) CSIP (Composite Structural Insulated Panels) The thickness of your GFRC will vary from project to project but we will cover the basics here for you. A GFRC SIP panel is coated with GFRC on both sides. … Continue reading

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The new GFRC CSIP Calculator

GFRC CSIP Calculator GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) CSIP (Composite Structural Insulated Panel) Coming Soon! GFRC Calculator Free Download: http://www.gfrcconstruction.com/gfrc-calculator/

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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 Panels

GFRC Panels Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC) – Is one of the most innovative construction materials available today. GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) facilitates unprecedented opportunities for building design. GFRC is a portland cement based composite with alkaliresistant glass fiber, randomly dispersed throughout the product. Because the glass fiber adds flexural, tensile and impact strengths, the … Continue reading

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Download the GFRC Construction Toolbar

GFRC Construction toolbar has a great Video Conference and Video Email Feature, which allows you to setup a video conference with one of out GFRC Guru’s or send a video email right from the toolbar to any email address you … 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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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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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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