FYCRETE-A NEW CONCRETE BUILDING MATERIAL

A NEW BUILDING MATERIAL, FYCRETE, CONCRETE REINFORCED WITH GLASS FIBER RODS HAS BEEN DEVELOPED AND TESTED TO SHOW THAT IT IS 50% CHEAPER, SIX TIMES STRONGER IN TENSILE STRENGTH, AND MORE CRACK RESISTANT THAN CONVENTIONAL STEEL- REINFORCED CONCRETE. FYCRETE IS COMPOSED OF SMALL LENGTHS OF GLASS FIBER STRANDS, IMPREGNATED WITH RESIN AND CONCRETE. JOINTLESS HIGHWAYS AND AIRPLANE RUNWAYS, CRACK RESISTANT BOMB SHELTERS, AND RESERVOIRS THAT WITHSTAND FREEZING AND THAWING ARE CLAIMED TO BE POSSIBILITIES WHEN CONSTRUCTED WITH THIS NEW MATERIAL.

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    • Vol 14, No 4, PP 133-134, 3 PHOT
  • Publication Date: 1969-4

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  • Accession Number: 00213363
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 7 1994 12:00AM