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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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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, 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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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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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 (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) Properties

GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) Properties The design of GFRC panels proceeds from a knowledge of its basic properties under tensile, compressive, bending and shear forces, coupled with estimates of behavior under secondary loading effects such as creep, thermal and moisture movement. There … Continue reading

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