Fiber-Reinforced Concrete

Carbon Fiber Concrete
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Carbon Fiber Concrete

An alternative to steel reinforced concrete has taken the German Future Prize for... More

Sika Strengthens its Concrete Products Portfolio
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Sika Strengthens its Concrete Products Portfolio

Sika has announced the acquisition of concrete fiber producer FRC Industries. This... More

60 Reasons to Celebrate Concrete (1-10)
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60 Reasons to Celebrate Concrete (1-10)

Sustainability, tall buildings, and lightweight concrete. More

Stealth, Atlanta
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Stealth, Atlanta

Stealth is a 33-foot-tall sculpture made out of black concrete. It has become a... More

Breakfast with the Experts
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Breakfast with the Experts

Back for a third year, these morning sessions will provide attendees peer-to-peer... More

CINTEC Provides Anchoring system for NYC MTA Subway Station
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CINTEC Provides Anchoring system for NYC MTA Subway Station

CINTEC America, a world leader in the field of structural masonry retrofit... More

Fibers in Polished Concrete
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Fibers in Polished Concrete

As is typical in the synthetic fiber business, the answer to the question, are... More

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Concrete Repair Code

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports that the performance of 50% of the concrete repairs on its structures is unsatisfactory and that after only 10 years 70% were failing. That sort of performance gives building owners and the public little confidence. More

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Mechanical Behavior and Failure Mechanisms

One difference between fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) and fabric-reinforced cementitious matrix (FRCM) systems is the mechanical behavior in tension of the composite. FRP systems are linear elastic until failure, and their ultimate tensile strain is limited by the ultimate strain of the fibers. More

Externally Bonded Reinforcement for Strengthening Concrete and Masonry Structures
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Externally Bonded Reinforcement for Strengthening Concrete and Masonry Structures

Fabric-reinforced cementitious matrix (FRCM) systems are emerging as an expanding... More

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