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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 (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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Choosing the thickness of foam for your GFRC CSIP project

Choosing the thickness of foam for your GFRC CSIP project. GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) CSIP (Composite Structural Insulated Panels) The eps foam is all about R-value. The thicker your foam the more R-value your walls will have. Structural Insulated Panels … Continue reading

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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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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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Four main BENEFITS of a CSIP structure with GFRC

The Four main BENEFITS of a CSIP structure with GFRC  are: CSIP using GFRC IS ECONOMICAL (typically ±25% less expensive than Conventional brick and mortar): 1. Fast and easy building process The CSIP (Composite structural insulated panels) with GFRC System is … 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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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 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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