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GFRC Composition – glass fiber reinforced concrete

GFRC Composition GFRC – Glass fiber reinforced composite materials consist of high strength glass fiber embedded in a cementitious matrix. In this form, both fibers and matrix retain their physical and chemical identities, yet they produce a combination of properties that … Continue reading

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General mixes for using Glass Fiber Reinforcement – GFRC

General mixes for using Glass Fiber Reinforcement Actually when using GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) in many cases you will be spraying the finish or face coat first without the glass fibers and then the second coat or base coat … Continue reading

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GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete)

GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) GFRC has all the characteristics of regular concrete. A number of additional qualities, however, give GFRC significant advantages. Most obviously, GFRC is up to 80% lighter than concrete, so it’s easier to work with and … Continue reading

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GFRC vs EIFS

Why you would choose GFRC for your next project. Strength GFRC – A typical mix with 5% glass fiber has a compressive strength of 6,000 to 8,000 psi. EIFS – Typically has a compressive strength of 15 psi GFRC is 400 – … Continue reading

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GFRC Material Specifications

GFRC Material Specifications Cement Type I, white Portland Cement of one type, brand, source, and lot throughout entire project, and meeting requirements of ASTM C150 “Specification for Portland Cement.” Fine Aggregate Fine, clean, dry sand, able to pass a No.16 … Continue reading

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GFRC : What is GFRC?

GFRC Construction, Inc. What is GFRC ? Glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC), also called GRC or FRC, is a cementitious, composite material, cast in thin shell shapes for use in construction consisting of Portland cement, aggregate, water, alkali-resistant glass fibers, … Continue reading

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