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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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GFRC is …

Basically, GFRC is an ultra-strong composite made of Portland cement infused with randomly dispersed glass fibers that reinforce the concrete and increase its load-bearing capacity.

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Affecting Cost of your GFRC project

Some design considerations that may affect the cost of GFRC used in your project: The amount of detail. Number of repetitive pieces of glass fiber reinforcedconcrete. (Numerous casts of a GFRC shapes are more economical per piece, than one-time only … 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 Fire Preformance

GFRC meets or exceeds the requirement of Class I Flame Spread Classification under the Uniform Fire Code. Flame Spread Index is 0 and Smoke Developed Index is less than 20 (primarily water vapor) when tested per ASTM E, 84-01 “Standard Test Method for … 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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