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FibreC Reinforced Concrete

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FibreC is a lightweight, high-performance concrete that requires no steel reinforcement. A special extrusion process incorporates layers of fiberglass into a concrete matrix; in the top layer and underlayer the fibers are undirected and scattered, and in the medium layer they are formed into fiber bundles. The omission of steel reinforcement allows the construction of slim concrete elements that are highly stressable despite being extremely thin-walled. The result is an extremely thin slab with 8 to 13 mm thickness, which is very light-weight, yet has a high flexural strength. FibreC slabs are fabricated in different colors before being hardened for 28 days. Owing to its formability, the so-called “concrete skin” offers flowing transitions from interior to exterior surfaces and a smooth covering for edges and corners. As FibreC can be used for all surfaces, traditional spatial boundaries disappear, and interior and exterior conditions may be treated similarly.

 

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FibreC is a concrete panel reinforced with glass fibres which combines the advantages of concrete and glass fibres in one product. ©2010 Rieder