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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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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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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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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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