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GFRC, CSIP Fire tested and approved

The Department of Energy states that “In buildings constructed of SIPs, fire investigators have found that the panels held up well. For example, in one case where the structure exceeded 1,000°F (538°C) in the ceiling areas and 200°F (93°C) near … 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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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, making samples in Saginaw Michigan – updated

GFRC, making samples in Saginaw Michigan Corey Turcotte, GFRC Construction and Mike Kavanaugh, Gulfstream Manufacturing Group, Inc. making up a few GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) samples in Saginaw Michigan. GFRC Construction, Inc.

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GFRC – Precast Concrete | concrete structures

GFRC – Precast Concrete The traditional, and perhaps still the best, way to manufacture precast GFRC elements is by hand spraying the GFRC into a mold. This is how most precast GFRC architectural cladding panels are made and also most … 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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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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